Can You Avoid a Wrinkle in Time?

You probably have a rough idea of where wrinkles come from… laugh lines, frown lines, decreased skin elasticity as we age… but you may not consider one of the key contributing elements—the muscles underneath. Wrinkles tend to develop where muscles pull on the skin,…

Can Massage Help Your Headache?

“This project is such a headache!” They’re so common that the term has become synonymous with an annoyance, but what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? Different types, different causes. We all know a headache when we feel it. It’s a…

When Is Massage NOT a Good Idea?

There is no doubt that massage is wonderful. It has many positive health and wellness benefits. It’s relaxing, it feels great when you’re feeling not so great. That being said, there is also no doubt that people sometimes overlook/underestimate the risks of massage in…

Stress, Anxiety, & Massage

Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel pretty good about how massage…

5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health

The American Massage Therapy Association publishes all kinds of great research in regards to the health benefits of massage therapy. Check out the following collection of links to different research information!