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Benefits of Massage


June 2024

May 2024

Rhomboid trigger points: Unlocking shoulder pain relief and stability

Discover the root cause of nagging shoulder pain and stiffness between the spinal column and scapula. Explore how imbalances in the rhomboid and mid-trap muscles contribute to discomfort and learn effective treatment strategies, including soft tissue release techniques like Functional Release and Active Release Technique (ART). Find out why addressing both muscle groups is crucial for restoring shoulder stability and mobility, and how personalized assessment and rehabilitation can offer lasting relief.

April 2024

Understanding the difference between a deep tissue massage and a relaxation massage

Deep tissue massage is a type of therapeutic massage that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues. It is particularly beneficial for people with chronic aches and pains - such as stiff neck, upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, or sore shoulders.On the other hand, a relaxation massage is often what comes to mind when most people think about massages. It is a gentle, soothing massage that promotes relaxation and stress relief without any focus on relieving muscle stiffness or improving mobility.

Relieving elbow pain: The benefits of massage therapy

Elbow pain can disrupt daily life and athletic endeavors. Discover how massage therapy offers natural relief by targeting affected areas and surrounding tissues. Learn about techniques like effleurage, petrissage, and trigger point release, along with self-care practices for long-term management. Find out how consistency and professional guidance can help you effectively manage elbow pain and improve overall well-being.

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