Massage For Back Pain

Along with enhancing other types of medical treatment, back massage therapy can provide significant relief of incidental or chronic pain.

Ice or Heat?

Why Cool?  Ice constricts blood vessels, which numbs pain and relieves inflammation. Why Heat?  Heat increases blood flow, which relieves tight muscles and relieves aching joints. Ice and heat are easy, natural, affordable ways to relieve pain. Contrast therapy, also known as “hot/cold therapy”, is a form of treatment where you ice …

Post by Serenity Massage on April 28, 2016

Ice or Heat?

Why Cool?  Ice constricts blood vessels, which numbs pain and relieves inflammation. Why Heat?  Heat increases blood flow, which relieves tight muscles and relieves aching joints. Ice and heat are easy, natural, affordable ways to relieve pain. Contrast therapy, also known as “hot/cold therapy”, is a form of treatment where you ice …

Post by Serenity Massage on April 28, 2016

5 Tips to Save Your Back

Massage therapy can help with posture by stretching shortened muscles and fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds your muscles and other tissues), freeing movement around the joints, and relieving muscle contractions that can pull you out of alignment. Here are some tips to help protect your back. Distribute Weight Evenly. …

Post by Serenity Massage on April 13, 2016

Back Massage
Back Massage

5 Tips to Save Your Back

Massage therapy can help with posture by stretching shortened muscles and fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds your muscles and other tissues), freeing movement around the joints, and relieving muscle contractions that can pull you out of alignment. Here are some tips to help protect your back. Distribute Weight Evenly. …

Post by Serenity Massage on April 13, 2016

What is Included During my Massage Session?

Often times people ask, “What is included during my massage session?” A massage session at Essential Body Wellness includes time for you to dress/undress and time to communicate with the therapist to customize your massage. This is done to ensure every massage session you receive meets and/or exceeds your expectations. What makes us …

Post by Serenity Massage on March 9, 2016

What is Included During my Massage Session?

Often times people ask, “What is included during my massage session?” A massage session at Essential Body Wellness includes time for you to dress/undress and time to communicate with the therapist to customize your massage. This is done to ensure every massage session you receive meets and/or exceeds your expectations. What makes us …

Post by Serenity Massage on March 9, 2016

5 Tips to Save Your Neck and Shoulders While Sitting at the Computer

If you have pain or discomfort in your neck and shoulders, try these tips to reduce pain and prevent possible injury. Try them all and see which ones you like, then focus on them for a week or two until they become habit. After mastering those, you may want to …

Post by Serenity Massage on February 9, 2016

5 Tips to Save Your Neck and Shoulders While Sitting at the Computer

If you have pain or discomfort in your neck and shoulders, try these tips to reduce pain and prevent possible injury. Try them all and see which ones you like, then focus on them for a week or two until they become habit. After mastering those, you may want to …

Post by Serenity Massage on February 9, 2016

Massage Therapy for Back Pain

Massage therapy can help your posture by stretching shortened muscles and fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds your muscles and other tissues), helping the joints move more feely, and relieving muscle contractions that can pull your body out of alignment. Massage therapy is becoming more commonly accepted in the medical community …

Post by Serenity Massage on November 20, 2015

Massage therapy for back pain
Massage therapy for back pain

Massage Therapy for Back Pain

Massage therapy can help your posture by stretching shortened muscles and fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds your muscles and other tissues), helping the joints move more feely, and relieving muscle contractions that can pull your body out of alignment. Massage therapy is becoming more commonly accepted in the medical community …

Post by Serenity Massage on November 20, 2015