Staying Healthy during the Covid 19 Health Crisis

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These are confusing and challenging times. As therapists we know you are stressed and we miss being able to help you terribly. We have put together a list of ideas on how you can safeguard yourself against respiratory illness. Some of these are proven, some are not, and we encourage you to always follow CDC […]

How your lower Back Pain and Hip Pain may be connected

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The body is intricately designed with nerve endings and connective tissues that intertwine to form a beautiful structure capable of everything from minute movements, to running a marathon, to surviving in some of the harshest conditions on earth. With these capabilities comes vulnerability, so it’s no surprise that we experience pain from time to time. […]

What Is Cupping Therapy—And Should You add it to your Massage?

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Therapeutic cupping has a fascinating and diverse history, and is estimated to be roughly 3,000 to 5,000 years old, found throughout countries such as China, Egypt, Bulgaria and North Africa. A common theme regarding the beliefs behind the benefits of cupping is that it provides better energy flow, releases toxins, heals disease, eases pain and […]

Relaxing Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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For many couples, Valentine’s Day consists of an expensive dinner and a fun filled night out. But the pressure to make the day some big romantic event often takes over and it’s not nearly as enjoyable as it could be. So, what would it look like if you made Valentine’s Day a fun, relaxing experience […]

5 tips for a Great nights Sleep

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Did you know that an estimated 40 million people have sleep disorders? The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that almost 30 percent of U.S. adults get 6 hours of sleep or less every night. And even if you’re diligent about getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night that’s necessary for […]

Taking time for YOU during the Holidays

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Every year around the holidays we’re reminded that it’s a time for us to put others before ourselves. But many of us tend to take that to an extreme and often put even our most basic needs, like exercise and sleep, to the side for the season. While it is important to always think of […]

5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

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It’s that time of year again. A time of celebration, family gatherings, holiday parties, gifting, traveling, and most of all, excitement. While many of us are thrilled and looking forward to the holiday season, that excitement is generally accompanied by STRESS. Stress to pick out the perfect dish, give the perfect gift, maintain a spotless […]

Tips for staying Active and Feeling Good in Winter Season

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Days have become shorter and we have a lot less sunlight and it is time to think about prevention and about strengthening our body’s immune system for the winter season. Some tips for staying active and feeling good—mentally, physically, and spiritually—during winter and beyond: *Get Energy from seasonal Fruits and Vegetables and drink a lot […]

A few things to know about Hot Stone Massage

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Hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy that involves the use of smooth, heated stones. Verbal and written history of massaging using heated stones supports the notion and the Chinese were using heated stones to improve organ function 2000 years ago. Native Americans often used hot stones as part of sweat lodge practices, […]

Massage and Cancer

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A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime. Many cancer patients experience • nausea • fatigue • pain • anxiety • depression • poor sleep […]