Once someone is in their 80's a serious fall can be traumatic. Actually a fall at any age can also result in decreased mobility and pain. One way to prevent falls is to use massage and strength building exercise to ensure your balance and stability. … Read more about How Massage Therapists Can Help to Prevent Falls
As a Massage Therapist in Brevard county for many years now, I have become the go to person for questions about the body. Specifically how it breaks down and what can be done to help get our bodies back in working order. … Read more about Massage Therapy and the Muscular System
Today we have another guest post by Holly...enjoy.. Yoga For Lower Back Pain By Holly Garrett There’s no doubt about it—lower back pain is a stinger. Thankfully there are some things we can do in yoga to alleviate the pain naturally and effectively. Marjariasana (Cat Pose) is … Read more about Yoga For Lower Back Pain
Over the many years I have been in practice, I have learned new ways to relieve pain and stress and I have shared those disciplines with people all over the state of Florida. This young lady, Holly Garrett is one of them and she offered to guest write a few blogs for my site this month. Thank you … Read more about Yoga: An Ever-Evolving Journey
During my journey as a massage therapist, I longed to find ways to help those of my clients who were in pain. As part of that quest to help my clients, I learned more about body structure, how as certain parts of our bodies become weak from over use or from lack of use, other parts of the … Read more about Staying Strong While Managing Your Pain
Valentina Boonstra Coach, Massage Therapist … Read more about Happy Memorial Day
As a practitioner in The Healing Arts and a caregiver I have spent most of my time doing what I think should be done or what I have to do. I love my work and I've enjoyed being helpful to people I've taken care of but I'm at a point in my life where I want to start doing things that I just want to … Read more about Exploring New Avenues
The majority of my massage business is out calls. I go to people's homes with my own massage table to work on them. The advantages of doing house calls is that it provides me with information about their lifestyles. When I start working with a new client I make it a point to observe … Read more about Massage Therapy and Exercise for Pain Relief
I am excited to report the results of our last workshop to increase flexibility and movement. I recently enjoyed seeing a dear long-term client for her massage appointment. She thanked me for our workshop and told me she kept practicing the exercises she remembered. When I worked on her neck, her … Read more about Flexibility and Movement Class
Don't let those lats go !! The latissimus dorsi originates in our lumbar area and is attached to the upper arms. It is the widest muscle in the human body. The Latissimus dosi is thin and covers almost all back muscles at the posterior trunk except the trapezius. It assist teres … Read more about Work Those Lats!!
How does massage therapy help with pain relief? The power of touch almost magical. Studies have shown that children who aren't held enough experience severe emotional and physical delays. They also show that adults who, for whatever reason, aren't getting enough physical contact, can go … Read more about Massage Therapy for Pain Relief
IS our DNA determining our Physcial Health and Destiny? I read an article about set of male twins who had the same food preferences. The only difference was that one set of twins stopped exercising in early adulthood. Within three years of becoming sedentary the … Read more about Is Our Health Determined by Our DNA?