How Massage Benefits Your Brain

Massage helps promote proper neurological function throughout the body which translates to the brain better perceiving its environment. The brain works similarly as a computer. It is receiving a constant stream of sensory (input) signals, must interpret (integrate) this data and send appropriate motor (output) signal responses to govern movement and behavior. The brain and spinal cord together create the...

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The Benefits of Regular Massage

It’s 6 a.m., your alarm is screaming at you to rise and shine. It’s time to hit the ground running after a restless night of sleep, make breakfast for the kids, pack bags, jump in the shower and begin the mad rush through traffic to school and work. The day doesn’t stop there. After an intense nine-hour day in the...

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The Benefits of a Massage

When in pain or plagued with a headache, most people turn to pain relievers like Aspirin or Ibuprofen. If those don’t help, the next step is usually to go see a doctor for a prescription pain killer, some of which can be become dangerously addicting. Likewise, when stressed out or having trouble sleeping, some people go to their doctor for...

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Why Massages Really Do Keep You Healthy

We've all seen it on TV or in a movie. The scene is tense and the patient is doing poorly. The doctor calls out urgently. Retractor! Scalpel! Suction! Massage Table! Wait a minute .... Massage table? Did Dr. House ever scream for body oil? The good news is this: if you enjoy a massage, you just might be helping your heart and...

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7 Tips to Ease Migraine Pain

Even if you avoid your triggers and practice healthy habits, you may still experience migraines. Here are some home remedies that might bring relief. You take prevention medication and steer clear of your known triggers — but still, you’re hit with a migraine. Sometimes you can’t avoid it. So, what can you to do relieve the pain? Once an attack...

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Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Everyone loves the luxury of getting a massage. Whether it’s a special treat during that elusive tropical vacation, part of a medical rehabilitation program for an athletic injury, or to fight off pain, the reasons people seek out massage therapy vary greatly. There are a number of common massage techniques employed by massage therapists. These techniques include shiatsu, deep tissue,...

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

“It has been verified through scientific exploration that more than 80 percent of all diseases are due to stress and strain that originate in the mind and reflect on the body.” We are experiencing more physical, chemical and emotional stress in our lives than ever before.  But the good news is that even if you’re not aware of these stressors...

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