Don’t distress, De-Stress

A little tension in the neck, some pain in the lower back, a headache at the end of a long week. Many people who walk through our doors have experienced some or all of these symptoms of stress at one point or another. When it comes to reducing stress, and relieving some of the tension…

Massage Therapy: Luxury or Necessity?

We are currently living in a society of being overworked and overstressed.  Whether it’s the new entrepreneurial endeavor or a promotion with greater demands on our plate; our bodies take the brunt of it all. Leaving us feeling burned out, sore bodied with a fatigued mind.  So when we look at what Massage Therapy really…

Scar Tissue. Adhesion. Fibrosis. “Knots”. Different words for the same concept of the dense, fibrous tissues that can form in our muscles and soft tissues

Formed by a tearing or crushing injury to a muscle, tendon or ligament, the body creates scar tissue to “glue” the torn pieces together. A necessary part of the body’s healing mechanism. Although more commonly formed by not receiving enough oxygen to the soft tissue (Hypoxia). Things like poor posture, athletic pursuits, repeated use and…