Does Deep Tissue Massage have to hurt?

Does Deep Tissue Massage have to hurt?

No.  More importantly, deep tissue massage should not hurt. There’s a common misconception that massage, especially Deep Tissue, the more painful the massage the more effective it is, however, research has proven this to be wrong. What exactly is deep tissue massage?...
Dealing With Rotator Cuff Injuries

Dealing With Rotator Cuff Injuries

You’ve been doing Olympic lifting for a while. Or stocking tall shelves. Or cheerleading, throwing your partners overhead. Everything was great! Until suddenly, it wasn’t. Ice and ibuprofen didn’t quite do the trick, so you visited the doctor. And lo and behold,...
5 Strategies for Pain-Free Gardening

5 Strategies for Pain-Free Gardening

It has been a long winter here in New England! Many of us are excited to get outside and work in our yards. We are seeing a lot of sore backs in our office from our clients doing too much yard work, too soon. If you are an avid gardener or are cleaning up your yard,...
Are You Stressed? Get a Massage!

Are You Stressed? Get a Massage!

Stress and Massage Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel strongly enough about their own...