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What Does Myofascial Release Massage Help to Treat?

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What is Myofascial Release Massage? Myofascial release massage is a manipulative treatment that attempts to release tension in the fascia due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Connective tissues called fascia surround the muscles, bones, nerves, and organs of the body. Points of restriction in the fascia can place a great deal of pressure on nerves and muscles causing chronic pain. Practitioners of myofascial release employ long stretching strokes meant to balance tissue and muscle mechanics and improve joint range of motion in order to relieve pain. The use of Myofascial Release allows us to look at each patient as a unique individual. Our one-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which our therapists use a multitude of Myofascial Release techniques and movement therapy. We promote independence through education in proper…
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Cupping Combined with Massage Therapy

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Incorporate Cupping Therapy Into Your Massage! As anyone who had ever had a massage can tell you, even a basic massage has amazing benefits! For some individuals, a Relaxation Massage or a Swedish Massage may be just what they need to work out minor “knots”, reduce stress, and promote an overall feeling of well-being. However, individuals who are dealing with specific issues such as a nagging injury or persistent muscle fatigue, for instance, may need a more targeted and more intensive massage therapy, such as Deep Tissue Massage or Sports Massage Therapy.    Quite recently, experienced and licensed massage therapists are turning to an ancient massage technique—Cupping Therapy—to enhance and augment the benefits of Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, and other targeted massage techniques. Like manual massage, Cupping stimulates “trigger…
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What is a neuropathy and how does massage help?

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What is Neuropathy? Neuropathy – also called peripheral neuropathy – refers to any condition that affects the normal activity of the nerves of the peripheral nervous system. Causes can be both inherited and acquired. Diabetes is often a factor. The peripheral nervous system is made up of 3 types of nerves, each with an important role to play in keeping your body healthy and functioning properly. Sensory nerves carry messages from your senses through your spinal cord to your brain. For example, they tell your brain you are touching something hot. Motor nerves travel in the opposite direction. They carry messages from the brain to your muscles. They tell your muscles to move you away from the hot surface. Autonomic nerves are responsible for controlling body functions that occur outside…
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