The Play by Play on Sports Massage

Sports massage is quickly becoming one of the most sought after modalities of massage, especially in cities around the world like Portland that are filled with active adults and athletes.  What are the most common sports injuries?* Hip Flexor Strain– The group...

Top 5 Massage Techniques for Whiplash

Whiplash is, essentially, exactly how it sounds. The abrupt and often times, unexpected whipping forward of the head and neck. The momentum of the head whipping forward in such a manner causes micro-tears in the neck and can cause strains and sprains in the muscles of...

Massage For Immediate Relief of Tension Headaches

We all know the feeling; sensitivity to light and sound, the inability to concentrate, the pain and discomfort that pulls from between the shoulder blades, up the back of the neck, all the way to the temples and right behind the eyes. That feeling like someone is...
Thera Cane Techniques for Upper Back Pain!

Thera Cane Techniques for Upper Back Pain!

Thera Cane is a great tool to get short term, fast relief until you can get a full body massage. The design of the Thera Cane allows for easy access to hard to reach spots and assists in applying deep pressure to areas of tightness helping to break up tension and...

Muscles for Money Women’s Arm Wrestling

East Bridge Massage recently gave back to our community once more with a donation to the Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center. This center in SW Portland serves as a safe and supervised environment for youth to be exposed to arts, music, support groups and...

How Massage Can Relieve Your Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are ever the more prevalent in the workplace and society. Many people seek and find relief through massage and bodywork. Read below to learn the ways massage can help you overcome anxiety. Emotional and physical memories are stored in our muscles....

What You Need to Know About Deep Tissue Massage

At East Bridge Massage, the deep tissue modality is our specialty. Deep tissue massage involves applying a firmer pressure and slow strokes and in turn, reaches deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It’s used for...

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....