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An Alternative Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

An Alternative Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

 

Do you suffer from headaches, puffy eyes, sneezing, post nasal drip when the seasons change? It’s getting close to the dreaded time of year for seasonal allergy sufferers. There are lots of medications that can help but if you are like me they make you sleepy and feel like your […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Cranky Psoas Muscle – The Cause of Lower Back Pain?

A Cranky Psoas Muscle
The Cause of Lower Back Pain

 

Sitting is the new smoking. “The American Cancer Society did a study that showed women that sat for more than six hours a day had a 37% increased risk of dying compared to those that sat for three hours a day.”

 

The psoas is the main muscle that […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Does Massage Really Helps Stress

Does Massage Really Helps Stress?
Massage Really Helps Stress – Chronic stress is a situation in which persistent stressors repeatedly trigger the fight or flight response. This leads to the prolonged elevation of stress hormones, especially cortisol and epinephrine, in the bloodstream.

The problem with high cortisol is that it can cause the body to digest its own proteins which […]

Hot Stone Massage Pickerington, OH

Hot Stone Massage Pickerington, OH

As the name implies, hot stone massage involves the use of water treated stones for doing the massage. Stones are placed over specific parts of the body. The heat from the stones helps your muscles relax, allowing the therapist to manipulate your deep tissues more effectively.

Because the hot stones allow the therapist to penetrate deeper, you may find […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Stop Lower Back Pain- Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

The Quadratus Lumborum
How to Stop Lower Back Pain

The quadratus lumborum is the most common muscle that causes lower back pain. It causes sometimes severe pain when standing upright. The pain is usually deep and aching and may feel like a lightening bolt which occurs along the pelvis into the lower abdomen. The pain may extend […]

How to Help Whiplash

How to Help Whiplash

If you have recently been in a car accident, one of the many things you are thinking about is how to help whiplash.

 

Whiplash can come along with not only neck pain, but also dizziness, headache, paresthesia, nausea and lower back pain. In one study it was reported that 45% of those in […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Massage Makes You Tingle

Why Massage Makes You Tingle
Proprioception
 

Muscle, along with connective tissue like fascia and tendons, takes up about half of a person’s body weight and is full of nerves weaving through it. That makes muscle the most sensory producing organ in the body!

Many people aren’t aware of the feedback the nerves are giving them until they start […]

By |January 15th, 2017|Categories: Educational, Fun Facts|Tags: , |0 Comments

What type of massage can help gym soreness?

What Type of Massage Can Help With Soreness From The Gym?

by Guest Poster

There are different forms of massages which help gym-goers to feel more comfortable after they work out. Examples include self-massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage and Swedish massage. Today, we’re going to share information about these forms of massage. Once you’ve read about […]

Views on the Bruise (Why a Massage Can Leave a Bruise)

 
Views on the Bruise
Fascia is the glue that holds our bodies together. It goes through our muscles, under our skin, basically weaves its way through our whole body holding it together like saran wrap. It’s sticky like saran wrap too. It easily binds up. Tight fascia causes pain and even cellulite.

Super stuck fascia prevents blood flow […]

By |September 18th, 2016|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

The Healing Hands Launch Party

 
You are invited!!!
Healing Hands Launch Party
Celebration is in order! The launch of The Healing Hands Foundation is on August 21st at 4pm! Party on the patio at Rule 3 with food, a dj, new connections and fun!

Click here to read more about the Healing Hands Foundation.

Tickets are $10 and are on sale now until Sat. […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Specials and Promotions|0 Comments