The Shoulder Series - Part 1

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Maybe you play a sport that involves a lot of throwing or overhead motions, or you play a racket sport, or maybe you are a Crossfitter who loves Olympic Weightlifing. Perhaps sports aren’t your thing but you have a job that involves a lot of repetitive overhead reaching. Teacher writing on a whiteboard, decorator painting ceilings or maybe your job involves stacking tall shelves?

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Are we right for each other? Part 2

In part 1 I highlighted 3 things to consider when looking for the right massage therapist for you; credentials, experience and initial communication or contact.

You have decided to schedule a session. Their credentials, experience and your initIal contact suggest that they are going to be a good fit for you. Part 2 is all about what happens on the day.

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Does Deep Tissue Massage Hurt?

The pressure question comes up all the time in massage therapy. How deep is too deep?

As with many treatments affecting soft tissue, there are times when massage therapy may cause some discomfort, but it is not harmful when it is provided in thoughtful and professional way. Here’s how I think about it.

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