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Massage Benefit for the Athlete.

In this photo, the redness on my back from a massage was not a painful skin infection. It looks bad, but I felt better because it relieved my tightness. This reaction is called hyperemia which is the presence of an increased amount of blood flow to an area. Athletic training can produce microscopic damage to the muscle and fascial* […]

Seasonal Change, Muscle Tension and Pain

Happy Fall! This is a good time to come in for a massage. Our bodies are not only stressed with the change in seasons but also adjusting to school and its associated activities. That stress tends to settle into our bodies producing tension in muscles. When the body is stressed, muscles tense up. Muscle tension […]