It is not uncommon for folks to behave in a massage clinic similarly to how they might in a doctor’s office. In a doctor’s office the doctor holds most of the authority and chooses for the patient what ...Continue Reading →
While many people are familiar with Western modalities of massage – Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, etc. – they are less aware of the rich massage traditions of Asia. What is Shiatsu Massage? Shiatsu is a form of massage that evolved in Japan. Like other forms of Eastern massage, it is grounded in the concept of balancing the flow ...Continue Reading →
What really happens to your muscles during a car accident and why is massage for Whiplash so beneficial?
Whiplash is an injury to the spine and surrounding muscles caused by the abrupt jerking motion – backward, forward, or sideways – that happens as a result of the ...Continue Reading →
What do you do if your doctor tells you that you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? While highly effective, massage for Carpal Tunnel is often not brought up by conventional doctors. Symptoms of CTS include numbness, tingling, and pain in the hand and fingers as well as pain that can radiate up the forearm. The pain is caused by constant pressure on the median nerve – the main nerve to the hand. The pressure most often results from swelling or ...Continue Reading →
What is the scoop with Swedish Massage vs. Deep Tissue Massage? If you are new to massage you may not know which is the most appropriate for you. Swedish Massage is notoriously chosen for an overall relaxation massage. Deep Tissue is often chosen for specific sore and achy muscles. Although different in focus, Swedish and Deep Tissue massage compliment each other extremely well. Most practitioners use a combination of the two to promote general well-being and help their clients overcome dysfunctional ...Continue Reading →
The purpose of Sports Massage is not well understood and its use would most likely increase with a greater understanding of how how exercise impacts our muscles.
After hard training or an athletic event, taxed muscles become constricted and shortened. Micro-tearing of muscle fibers also results from extended strenuous ...Continue Reading →
All athletes, including golf enthusiasts look for an edge that can help them train more effectively, perform better or overcome injuries quickly. A competitive athlete will push his or her body to the limit to achieve greater speed, endurance or power. All this pushing puts stress on the muscles and requires a great deal of recovery in order to avoid injury and overuse trauma. Golfers are no exception to the risks of injury due to muscle overuse. Sports Massage for ...Continue Reading →
Give the gift of health this holiday season with a Dreamclinic Massage gift card!
Everyone knows massage feels good, but you also know it soothes sore muscles, boosts the immune system and lifts the spirit. Let your family and friends know you care about their well-being when you gift them ...Continue Reading →
Our work habits are producing an increase in work-related injuries and stress. Computer use, poor ergonomics and extended sitting contribute to painful neck, shoulder and back tension, as well as repetitive stress conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This leads to a loss of productivity, increased absenteeism, and higher healthcare costs.
Research from Microsoft shows that repetitive stress injuries ...Continue Reading →
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