Call a massage professional (such as me) and book a treatment, then go for your appointment. Relaxing the tight muscles always helps. Try any of the methods below, and if they help, continue using them, but if they hurt then stop. The first day your back bothers you, use an ice pack for 5-10 minutes […]
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You don’t have to visit the spa to enjoy the benefits of massage. There are many simple self-massage techniques you can use to relax and release stress. Here are a few. Scalp Soother: Place your thumbs behind your ears while spreading your fingers on top of your head. Move your scalp back and forth slightly […]
Cover your neck – coolness slipping in here makes you draw your shoulders up. Consider a soak in a tub – though a shower warms the skin, in a bath heat penetrates your body deeply, enhancing circulation to bring fresh nutrients to any tired muscles. When you are feeling warm, try some patient stretches. Get […]
Schedule your treatment when you won’t have something to do immediately afterwards. If possible, take care of any pressing concerns before the treatment time. Turn off your electronic devices or else leave them outside the massage room. Ask all the questions you have before the treatment. Verbalize some goals for your treatment. Let the massage […]
What should/can I do? First, I will probably suggest you relax and gently move the rest of your body, Starting with easy breathing and mindful walking, I am happy to share some other ways for you to gently loosen up areas that tend to be tight between treatments. I can show you movements, self-massage, stretches, I can recommend products, loan books, etc. We are a team. See more…
Can massage help? Massage can help in many circumstances with most people. Shoulder tightness, low back pain, anxious tension, aches after sports, stiff neck. See more…
A Trigger Point is a place within a muscle that is tight and hurts and also often refers pain to other places. It is good to relieve the place that has the small spasm. The referred pain will feel like you can’t put your finger on it, and pushing hard on that area will not bring relief.
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Guide to simple massage for soothing aches and pains.