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Massage & Wellness Blog

Massage and its effect on D.O.M.S.

Ever feel muscle fatigue, soreness or pain post-workout? In some cases, massage can be effective in alleviating what is known as DOMS.

Massage misconception #2: water and toxins and massage – oh my!

Drinking water is, without question, one of the best things you can do for your body. Not only are we made of it (roughly 60-70% depending on which health journal you read), but water provides many other benefits to the body including:   - Maintaining homeostasis (the...

Massage Misconception #1: Pain versus Gain

You may be familiar with the expression "no pain, no gain.” Well-known to the fitness industry, it promotes the idea that without pain we will never achieve our fullest potential. Even if we are left battered and bruised in the process, we must still be willing to do...

Why is homecare an important part of your massage journey?

“Homecare” is a word you may have heard at some point, but it is not always common practice in a massage therapy setting and therefore, its importance is not necessarily well known.   Let’s begin by defining what homecare actually is. Homecare, when provided by a...

Self-care is not selfish

Many of us are familiar with the adage “you cannot pour from an empty cup”. In simplest terms, this means that you cannot give to others (in time or effort) when you have not taken care of yourself first.

Massage Misconception #1: Pain versus Gain

Massage Misconception #1: Pain versus Gain

You may be familiar with the expression "no pain, no gain.” Well-known to the fitness industry, it promotes the idea that without pain we will never achieve our fullest potential. Even if we are left battered and bruised in the process, we must still be willing to do...

Self-care is not selfish

Self-care is not selfish

Many of us are familiar with the adage “you cannot pour from an empty cup”. In simplest terms, this means that you cannot give to others (in time or effort) when you have not taken care of yourself first.