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The benefits of working with meridian channels
The human body has a bio-energy-circulation system similar to the blood-circulation system. The bio-energy flows along 12 main channels symmetrical on each side of the body each pair being related to a specific organ. When we massage we are actually working on these channels regardless of the intention to be.
The use of dry needling in massage
As the name implies, dry needling is the physical intervention that uses dry needles to stimulate trigger points to treat neuromuscular pain and improve functional movement deficits. Trigger point dry needling, is an invasive procedure in which an acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle targeting irritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with a hypersensitive palpable point in a taut band known commonly as a knot.
The importance of cupping therapy
Cupping Therapy is a source of therapy to add wellness to the body using one or more cups with or without heat applied to a given region on the body. The 2016 Olympics quite accidentally made it a global topic for discussion resulting in many people running to their local TCM or Massage Therapist for its application.
Relaxation Massage, and it's place in Sports Massage
When people come to us for massage they are usually seeking some treatment work to assist with their sport whether it be for an injury, pain or maintenance work. In most cases we can go ahead and get to the site of pain and with regular attendance we can slowly migrate to other areas of the body to treat the initial pain on a more holistic level.
In some cases, we may leave the site of pain altogether and work on areas contributing to the pain.
Massage for Seniors
At first people are surprised I have so many seniors come to massage especially since I do sports massage they are further surprised when I tell them how important I think it is. However, surprise is soon dispelled once I explain why.
Sports Relaxation Massage.
Relaxation doesn’t need to be only skin deep. Relaxation Massage is one of the most effective treatments for a deeper release.. Read on more
Moxi Treatment in Massage is a beautiful addition to improving circulation of blood and qi. Read more to find out how.