Does Deep Tissue Massage Hurt?

Prior to receiving their first deep tissue massage, many patients have fears or expectations that this kind of treatment will cause muscle soreness or pain. This false assumption should never keep a patient from one of the most therapeutic treatments available for...

Which Massage is Best For You?

Massage therapy can benefit almost every person, but not all modalities are ideal for every person’s individual needs. The reasons patients seek out a massage range from medical intervention for an injury or pain condition to a day of relaxation. Read below to...

Three Things You Should Always Do After a Massage

Massage therapy is one of the most effective tools for healing and soothing the musculoskeletal system, and as part of a holistic lifestyle approach with auxiliary aftercare, can be enhanced to be even more beneficial to the patient. Read below to learn what steps you...

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

Whether you currently see a massage therapists or are thinking about finding one, a common question can be, how often do you need massage? Although massage can sometimes be a seldom treatment to achieve momentarily stress relief, its primary function is pain relief...

Is Ashiatsu for You?

The ancient modality of ashiatsu, originally performed by monks, has been revived in cities all across the world in recent years. This deep tissue foot massage is a truly unique experience, but does it fit your needs? Ashiatsu is the ideal modality to meet the...

The Most Common Complaint of Massage Therapy Patients

If you are working a job where you spend more than several hours a day sitting at a desk, exercising regularly, spending extended periods behind the wheel, sleeping in irritating positions, or chasing after your dog or toddler, you are probably experiencing frequent...

Debunking Massage Therapy Myths

Like any discipline, massage therapy has been dogged by common misconceptions throughout its lifespan as an ancient healing art. In the modern world, we can use informational technology such as blogs to debunk these common myths and spread education on what a patient...

Five Answers for Newcomers to Massage

If you are coming in for your first massage, it is normal to have questions. As massage therapy experts, we have heard the most common inquiries asked by new patients. Below are our answers. Will I have to undress? Each patient undresses in accordance with their...

Massaging The Most Forgotten Area of the Body

There is one area of the body that contains the muscles we use more than any other, an area that is essential to our daily routine and can be highly painful or detrimental when its proper functioning is interrupted. The area is your jaw. Temporomandibular joint...