With the weather warming up and summer on its way, more people will be outside enjoying the weather. That also means more outside sports, running, and walking. Which can lead to strains, sprains, and other injuries. When provided by a trained massage practitioner, Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT) can significantly reduce the healing of common sports […]

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Myofascial Swedish Class

BY: Jill Kozhevnikov What is fascia? Fascia is a network of connective tissue (like a collagen casing) that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber, and muscle in place; it provides internal structure and has nerves that make it almost as sensitive as skin. When fascia is healthy it is malleable and […]

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By now many of you have already heard, beginning January 1, 2022, we will no longer be offering Integrated Manual Therapy as a standalone service! Integrated Manual Therapy is changing into an Orthopedic Session which will be a combination of manual therapy AND movement. This means that it will be at least a 90 minute […]

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Whether it’s due to work, relationships, or health issues, we all deal with different degrees of stress throughout our life. Add a pandemic on top of all that and you might be feeling a little more pressure or anxiety these days than you would typically experience. What can you do about increased strain? First thing, […]

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This is a follow-up to a blog I wrote a few years ago. After so many years as a massage therapist, the most common question I hear is still, “How often should I get a massage?” The answer actually isn’t simple. Massage for the healthy As a general rule, if you are a healthy person with […]

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There are often some misconceptions about the differences between sympathy and empathy. Empathy is the ability to feel and relate to another person’s story. Sympathy has its place, but there is usually a lack of perspective or shared emotions. In my practice, I have to remind myself that I am only here to try to […]

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