Can Massage Therapy Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
knee massage

Because massage therapy is known to help ease pain, increase circulation and flexibility, and reduce stiffness, it could help with arthritis. How much it helps depends on the type of arthritis present, how long the patient has had it, and how skilled the therapist is. With that being said, massage has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis… [Read More]

Why The Title Of Licensed Massage Therapist Is Important

Friday, March 6th, 2020
massage therapy for restless leg synrome

You can see massage therapy studios across the United States, as well as hire therapists for chair massages in your office or get a quick massage in the mall. With so many options available, you may wonder what the difference is between establishments. An important distinction to make is the title of licensed massage therapist vs. masseuse or practitioner… [Read More]

Interesting Facts About The Massage Therapy Industry

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
health benefits of regular massage amarillo tx

Massage therapy and related services have been used for relaxation and management of health issues for thousands of years. Throughout that time, methods and styles have changed. There are many interesting facts about this growing industry as we know it today. This includes these 2018 stats from the American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) and other sources that include:.. [Read More]

Working With A Massage Therapist To Deal With Chronic Fatigue

Friday, December 20th, 2019
man getting a massage

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a serious condition that can produce chronic pain, flu-like symptoms, and debilitating fatigue. Any physical exertion and even daily activities like cooking or holding a baby can make the symptoms worse… [Read More]

Why The Length Of Your Massage Matters

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Spa menus offer a variety of options, including therapy types and different lengths for each session. You may have seen everything from thirty minutes to sixty minutes and wondered why there is such a variance in times. The causes of this (and how it could affect your massage) may surprise you… [Read More]

Why You Should Stay Hydrated After A Massage

Monday, October 21st, 2019
drinking water after massage therapy

Massage therapists often suggest drinking water after every appointment. Proper hydration is important all of the time because it keeps your body functioning properly. You may wonder, then, why you should drink water specifically after a massage. The following can help you understand why your therapist encourages you to hydrate after therapy… [Read More]

Massage Therapy: An Alternative Treatment For Digestive Disorders

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
massage for digestion

People who suffer from a variety of different ailments can get relief from rejuvenating massage therapy. This is an alternative treatment that has been proven to relax the body and reduce several kinds of pain. A soothing massage is also a great solution for symptoms of digestive disorders. Abdominal massage provides many healing benefits that can reduce abdominal muscle pain, help with weight loss, and ease constipation, gas, and bloating… [Read More]

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Massage Therapy

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
massage for wrist pain, hand pain, finger pain

If your doctor diagnoses you with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), you may wonder what you can do to help relieve symptoms. The symptoms of this condition include tingling, numbness, and pain that starts in the hand and fingers and radiates up your arm. When there is constant pressure on your median nerve, the main nerve to your hand, you will have pain. Repetitive wrist movements may cause thickening or swelling of your wrist tendons, causing this pressure. Using tools all day, turning a wrench, playing an instrument, sleeping in an awkward position, and poor office ergonomics can contribute to CTS… [Read More]

How Good Communication Can Give You A Great Massage Experience

Monday, August 13th, 2018
massage therapy benefits

A good massage experience takes a little work on your part, although the skill of the therapist is just as important. Communication is key when working with any health provider. You should let your massage therapist know your health goals and preferences as they relate to this therapy. This communication is important because your therapist has your best interest in mind, but will still need your input. Most massage therapists have been trained in personal care techniques, so clear communication between you and your therapist should result in a great experience… [Read More]