Can Massage Therapy Really Increase Your Energy Levels?

Monday, January 13th, 2020
massage therapy benefits

It may sound like the opposite of what a relaxing massage should do for you, but it can help you feel better and even more energetic. Although this therapy doesn’t directly increase energy levels, it does reduce fatigue and other symptoms that sap your energy. The following details how a few types of massage therapy can help you feel healthier… [Read More]

The Benefits Of Prenatal Massage During Each Trimester

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

If anyone deserves a massage, it is moms. Expectant mothers know that while pregnancy is a beautiful thing, it can be uncomfortable and even painful. Diet changes, yoga, swimming, and massage therapy are all great ways for pregnant moms to relax. Here are the benefits of prenatal massage therapy by trimester… [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]

Treating Muscle Knots With Massage Therapy

Friday, November 8th, 2019
Improve your posture and reduce pain with massage therapy in Amarillo, Texas

Muscle knots are sensitive, hardened sections of tissue that contract and tighten even when you are resting. These areas, also called trigger points, can cause pain when the muscles are in use and when they are not… [Read More]

Deep Tissue Massage Therapy Benefits For Blood Pressure

Monday, November 4th, 2019
medical tools to tell blood pressure

Massage therapy is known for having many benefits, including reducing symptoms of high blood pressure. Studies have shown that it can positively affect your sympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for raising blood pressure when you are stressed. Here is some information that may help you decide that massage therapy can help 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]

How (And Where) To Massage For Sciatica Pain Relief

Monday, October 14th, 2019
massage therapy for sciatica back pain

Sciatica produces a distinct pain in the lower back, buttock muscles, and lower legs. The pain and discomfort come from the sciatic nerve, which has five different nerve roots. The nervous system is complex, so finding the cause and source of sciatica isn’t always straight forward. Usually, the nerve roots have been irritated, compressed, or injured… [Read More]