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]

The Benefits Of Deep Tissue Massage For Men

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
sports massage therapy in Amarillo Texas can benefit anyone with pain

Massage is often seen as a form of relaxation for women, but anyone can benefit from this therapy. For men and women, it can help with stress, sore muscles, and tissue damage. Whether you are an athlete, father, salesman, or work from home, you can enjoy the benefits of a professional massage… [Read More]

How Massage Therapy Can Help Ease Nerve Pain

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
massage can help treat nerve pain

Nerve pain, also known as neuropathy, can be difficult to deal with and usually occurs as burning or sharp pain. Mild nerve pain can come and go and is often associated with specific movements, while severe cases are almost constant. The following can help you understand neuropathy and how massage can help ease the symptoms of this condition… [Read More]

Is It Okay To Get A Massage While You Are Sick?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
sick person laying on couch

Relaxing while you are sick is a sure way to heal, along with staying hydrated. You probably think a calming massage will help ease the pain in your muscles and help you feel better. But, this therapy is the last thing you need when you’re sick… [Read More]

The Differences Between Deep Tissue Massage And Deep Pressure

Friday, May 24th, 2019
What you should know about the benefits of deep tissue massage with back to basics massage studio in amarillo texas

There may be some confusion when you consider deep tissue massage and a technique called deep pressure. Each has its own usefulness and purpose. While deep tissue massage targets specific issues, deep pressure is a technique that can be used during various other types of massage therapy. Learning more about each will help you decide which is right for you… [Read More]

Common Causes Of Back Pain And Helpful Tips For Healing

Monday, May 20th, 2019

More than 80% of adults suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is the most common job-related injury and considered a leading contributor of missed days of work. This pain does not discriminate, as both men and women are reported to suffer equally. Back pain can begin abruptly, immediately after lifting something, over time due to age-related spinal changes, and many other reasons… [Read More]

Frequently Asked Questions You May Have Before A Massage

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
questions about massage therapy

Receiving a massage, especially your first one, can feel a bit strange. These sessions are something that you will enjoy. Once you have experienced massage therapy, you will most likely want to go back often! But, you may also have some questions before your first appointment. Below are some common questions and answers people have before they get this therapy… [Read More]