CarePartner Connections

CarePartner Connections is an OHSU-affiliated group that offers practical advice and valuable information for those that are providing care for a loved one. Every year, East Bridge Massage has contributed to this network which specializes in caring for those who care....

5 Things Cupping Can Do for You

The ancient art of cupping is often associated with fire cupping and acupuncture. Not all patients know that silicon cupping is often paired with massage therapy to optimize the benefits of a session for various health and cosmetic issues. Read below to learn about...

Is It TMJ? An Examination of Jaw Pain

TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) is one of the most common mouth and jaw disorders, affecting three million Americans annually. However, many of those who suffer don’t know what they are experiencing and that their symptoms can be relieved through manual...

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...