Muscle Causes Achilles & Heel Pain

By |March 24th, 2017|

Soleus
Achilles & Heel Pain

Heel pain tripping you up?

The soleus, a big time contributor of heel pain, is one of the deeper calf muscles. It lies underneath the gastrocnemius and when it has trigger points it can cause pain in the calf as well as in the heel and Achilles tendon.

This muscle provides ankle & knee […]

Massage During Pregnancy- 4 Reasons Why It’s Important

By |March 4th, 2017|

4 Reasons Massage is Important During Pregnancy

Pregnant women are hands down our most grateful clients that come into Body Ache Escape. Their changing bodies demand a lot from them and make them extremely sore and uncomfortable.

While massage helps ease the aches and pains of being pregnant, it also provides loads more value than that.
The Top 4 Reasons […]

Do you have intense shoulder pain in the front of your shoulder?

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Do you have intense shoulder pain?
Infraspinatus and Teres Minor

Do you have deep, intense shoulder pain in the front of your shoulder that may run down the outside of the arm into the fingers? Does it hurt when you reach back to your nightstand or put your seat belt on? You may have a hard time […]

What is the most popular essential oil at Body Ache Escape?

By |March 1st, 2017|

What is the most popular essential oil at Body Ache Escape?

Our Doterra essential oils are becoming quite the crowd pleaser at Body Ache Escape, however; there is one that is more popular than the others.

The Serenity Blend takes first place! 

This blend smells warmly sweet with hints of spice. It helps soothe a bad day and helps […]

Massage and Depression – What Can Help

By |February 25th, 2017|

Massage and Depression
An estimated 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffers from some kind of depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s around the same percentage of American adults who are left-handed, and yet while handedness is seen today as a quirky curiosity (or sometimes an advantage, in the case of […]

IT Band Pain – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Tensor Fasciae Latte
IT Band Pain

You just came home from your vacation on the beach and now every time you sit down for any length of time your hip is killing you! What is up with that?!

Trigger points in the TFL refer into the hip right at the hip joint and down the side of the […]

An Alternative Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

By |February 19th, 2017|

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 […]

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

By |February 16th, 2017|

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 […]

Does Massage Really Helps Stress

By |February 15th, 2017|

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

By |February 13th, 2017|

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 […]