Trigger Points and Muscle Knots If you’re a regular to massage, the concept of a muscle knot is probably something you’re well aware of, but what are they exactly? And what’s the relationship between a muscle knot and a trigger point?
What’s a trigger point? Trigger points are simply tender spots on your body that ‘trigger’ or cause discomfort. These tender spots are common and many of us have them, but for some people they can become really troublesome. They are common in
A regular massage is often considered to be a treat, rather than a necessity. Most people believe that having a massage is good for aches and pains, or can help if they’ve overdone the exercise. Not everybody realizes that massage therapy is also a powerful painkiller that can even be used to help people with back problems to reduce the amount of medication they must take. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on back pain and if you’re one of the 31 million American
As a Massage Therapist, I have had several clients ask me if I ever thought about using CBD oil for their massage session. My first reaction was, "No way am I using pot oil!". Then I kept seeing Facebook ads and articles on CBD oil, I even started to see famous people and doctors start talking about using it. I figured it was worth the research to at least educate myself on it. I must admit I really knew nothing about it and I really never paid much attention to all the m
Deep Tissue Massage VS Swedish Massage Shellie Morin LMT CA: Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 2:08 PM Difference Between Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage People who want to get a massage are often confused between the different forms of massages. Even worse, they tend to identify them as the same, when in fact, most massage forms are unique. This is often the case with Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages. Both types of massage are regarded by some as the same. However, y
As Massage Therapists our goal is to help bring our clients back to a healthy balanced, pain free state. We have had extensive training in many different areas to accomplish this. We will assess your situation and come up with a plan for your session to help get you back to optimal health. Keep in mind that it can take multiple sessions to get you back to normal and that you should get a massage at least once a month after your pain is gone to keep that pain from coming ba
Roman Chamomile Shellie Morin LMT: Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:51 PM 100% Pure Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Botanical name : Anthemis Nobilis Plant origin : Flowers Extraction method : Steam distillation Aroma : Slightly fruity, herbal Odor intensity : Extremely High Evaporation Rate : Middle note Origin : France Wildcrafted Roman chamomile is a short growing perennial shrub that produces very little chamazulene, so the resulting color of the oil is a pale yellow.