What Is Instrument Assisted Massage?

Instrument Assisted Massage – or its full name Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) uses a tool or instrument for the treatment of disease or discomfort. It is a therapeutic modality and manual therapy technique that when combined with rehabilitative exercises improves musculoskeletal function. Why use IASTM? There are many benefits to IASTM for both…

The Healing Crisis

We’ve all been there, you’ve had your treatment and instead of feeling the sweet relief you were expecting you actually feel worse! It’s disappointing, I know. But it’s important to be aware that even though you are uncomfortable now, it’s actually a good sign that your body is changing and working to heal itself. This…

Meet Suzanne – Lead Massage

Suzanne is an excellent fit to our Lead team bringing a passion for fitness and also a firm believer in Pilates and yoga for ongoing healing and treatment. Utilizing a variety of techniques (deep tissue, myofascial, positional release, muscle energy, mobilizing joints through muscle manipulation) is exactly how Suzanne can treat stubborn pain conditions. Suzanne…

Meet Rachel – Lead Massage

We want to welcome Rachel Harrison to the Lead Massage Team! With 12 years of experience under her belt; Rachel’s background is in therapeutic and deep tissue massage therapy, hot stone massage therapy and now Myofascial Release. With her knowledge of fascia, she is going to be an excellent resource the Lead team. Since taking…