The postpartum window provides a priceless opportunity with the elasticity of the body to realign, rehabilitate and reset the structural integrity of the body from not only the trauma of pregnancy and delivery but imbalances or injury from child/young adulthood.
Most people know that both regular exercise and massage are great for your health. But a little-known fact about both is that they are nearly identical and their health benefits. Both increase circulation, promote the flow of lymph throughout the body, tone the muscles, release endorphins, reduce stress and yes,
It’s that time of year again (finally!) when the air cools down and the germs they start a-spreadin’. With six kids all over the place, there’s not much that doesn’t walk through our door. Remarkably, we hardly ever get sick and when we do it is short-lived and quickly kicked
The largest of the deep hip rotators, the piriformis can be responsible for the common ailment of pseudo-sciatica or piriformis syndrome.It is important to note the difference between pseudo-sciatica and true sciatica. What is Sciatica? True sciatica involves the compression of the sciatic nerve due to a slipped or herniated disc. This
Often times when clients come to me they are in dire straits. Their pain is so debilitating that they are unable to work, sleep, or function normally. This tends to stem from long-term chronic holding patterns and neglect. Usually, when you are at this degree of dysfunction multiple subsequent sessions
Swedish massage is one of the most common massage modalities, particularly in the United States. Before we dive into the Swedish Massage, let’s tackle a term you will be hearing from me quite frequently –modality. ‘Type of massage’ or ‘massage type’ is often used by the layman where they should be
We hear a lot about fascia these days but most people don’t even know what it is. First, Let’s Talk About Fascia Fascia is the connective tissue in the body that encapsulates every muscle and organ gently holding it in place. It is very flexible and allows for a tremendous