From Let’s explore the history of massage, the variety of massage techniques available, and most importantly, how massage can treat your chronic pain! Ann-Marie D’arcy-Sharpe February 21, 2020 Massage therapy plays a significant part in many pain management approaches. Massage is commonly used to treat a wide variety of health conditions and can provide some really positive […]

What Is Reiki? A Hands-On Healing Practice Used to Treat Pain and Other Conditions From By Cathy Wong Updated on July 03, 2020 In This Article History of Reiki Uses of Reiki Evidence  What to Expect Reiki Training Reiki is an alternative healing practicethat originated in Japan. As a type of energy healing, Reiki is performed by […]

Reflexology Overview By Cathy Wong Medically reviewed by Rochelle Collins, DO on November 13, 2019 From Reflexology is a form of bodywork that involves applying pressure to the hands and feet to produce changes in pain and other benefits elsewhere in the body. How Does Reflexology Work?  The underlying theory behind reflexology is that […]

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Tissue Massage By Cathy Wong  Medically reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD Updated on October 25, 2019In This Article  From A type of massage therapy, deep tissue massage involves applying firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles).1 It’s used for chronic aches and pain […]

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles BY NICHOLAS BAKALAR FEBRUARY 6, 2012 12:01 AM February 6, 2012 12:01 am Barbara P. Fernandez for The New York TimesResearchers are learning how massage soothes aching muscles. A massage after vigorous exercise unquestionably feels good, and it seems to reduce pain and help muscles recover. Many people — […]

The Benefits and Risks of Kombucha By Brittany Wright, Writer, Registered Dietitian, Certified Yoga Teacher From  02/19/2018 Nutrition & Recipes    NutritionHealthy EatingMind-Body Health You may have heard about the beverage kombucha. What is it made of? Where can you find it? And, most importantly, is it good for you?  Kombucha is a fermented tea that has […]

Deep Tissue vs Sports Massage Published 2 years ago Part of Massage From Deep Tissue and Sports massages – how are they different? You’re feeling achy after a workout, or you’re stiff after working long hours at your desk. Your friend recommends a sports massage to loosen up, but your work colleague has been extolling […]

The Calming Benefits of Infant Massage by Maria Masters Reviewed on November 21, 2018 From iStockWhether you’re soothing your little one to dreamland or easing his gassy belly, a gentle massage can work wonders for your baby — and the power is in your tender touch.IN THIS ARTICLE  Infant massage tips  Infant massage techniques […]