Family Massage Time

I love family massage time. One of the nice things about having an outcall massage practice is working on families. Over the years I've learned a lot from working with families. Parenting is a big job. At times Parents can get overwhelmed with all the responsibilities  of raising  child. … Read more about Family Massage Time

Make Massage Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions

Who amongst us doesn't resolve to lose weight, exercise more, earn more money and be a better friend, Mother, Father or Grandparent? Even if you no longer commit those resolutions to paper, somewhere in your head you have at least one of these goals swirling around in your head. How about making … Read more about Make Massage Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions

The End of Another Year..Preparing to Say Good Bye to 2019

Another year is coming to an end. It's been a great year, and a hard year, and a year of changes. But it's been another year that I have been able to walk this earth. To be able to watch the amazing sunrises we have here in Florida and drive home while watching the sunset. It's truly beautiful here … Read more about The End of Another Year..Preparing to Say Good Bye to 2019

Relief For Swollen Arms or Legs

My sister, Social Cindy, called me last week and said, "Val, my right leg is all swollen and so is my right arm, can you please come rub me?" And of course, I said yes. Cindy has some pretty badly deteriorated discs in her lower back, she has scoliosis, and now that she is turning 68, she is … Read more about Relief For Swollen Arms or Legs

Massage Therapist

I have been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 20 years now,  long before it became mainstream. Along the way, I also learned that preventing injury is nearly as important as helping to heal injuries. I have worked with top athletes, physical therapists, chiropractors and health … Read more about Massage Therapist

Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain

A sedentary lifestyle is considered the cause of back and neck pain in 65 percent of young adults aged 16 to 34, according to a British Chiropractic Association study. In the study, 40 percent of participants said they sit for most of the day at work and 32 percent said sitting for extended times … Read more about Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain

Massage Therapy Today

After I had already massage therapist for a few years, I received many phone calls from people who were considering entering the massage field. They wanted to know if I thought it was a good career field.   I would almost always say “yes, I highly suggest it because even if you don't start … Read more about Massage Therapy Today

Remembering Special Times

Every career has its perks, and massage is certainly one that has plenty of them. I have worked with many of my clients for years and years, and now I am working on their children and in some cases, Grandchildren. … Read more about Remembering Special Times

Massage Therapy and Back Spasm Relief

Bad backs run in our family. My brother has gone through several surgeries in an attempt to correct issues with his back. My sister has several degenerated discs and after seeing what my brother has gone through with his back and all of his surgeries, she is reluctant to consider surgery as an … Read more about Massage Therapy and Back Spasm Relief

The Importance of Warming Up

    STRETCH FIRST! - All too often, clients come to me with pain that was caused by over doing an exercise regimen. Listen up. If you haven't been working out regularly, or even if you have, your ligaments and tendons will be tight. When you jump into a strenuous exercise routine, … Read more about The Importance of Warming Up

How Massage Therapists Can Help to Prevent Falls

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