Did you know that pain has a purpose? For the most part, it’s your body’s way of telling you that all is not well and that you need to change what you’re doing or that it’s time for you to rest, recuperate and recover. Knowing the difference between these pain types is important as it will let you diagnose what is best for your body, rather than assuming that you know what you need to do to alleviate the pain.
You’ve probably been there… You’re lying on the massage table. You’ve just finished telling your therapist about the incredible pain you’ve been feeling in your shoulders. Then your therapist starts massaging somewhere other than your shoulders…
MASSAGE THERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: Photo credit: Orange Oil via photopin (license) It’s 2:30 p.m and that report is due at 5 p.m. It doesn’t help that someone scheduled a staff meeting at 3 p.m. As the minutes tick by, you can feel the stress tightening into knots in your stomach. Sound familiar? Work and stress often […]
MASSAGE THERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Matthew Nikitakis – Massage Therapist: Photo credit: Is it done yet? via photopin (license) Stress, like death and taxes, is unavoidable in today’s environment, whether this be at home, work or just as you carry out every day life. It’s also linked to a staggering range of health conditions, from the […]