The Rewards of Being a Massage Therapist

The Rewards of Being a Massage Therapist

Being a Licensed Massage Therapist is so much more than working at a spa, office, or having your own clinic. It’s also not just seeing countless amounts of people, and giving them “fluff and buff” or Deep Tissue massages. The rewards we receive can come once a week,...
TMD and Jaw Pain

TMD and Jaw Pain

About TMD The temporomandibular joint, often shortened to TMJ, is the fancy name for the joint that attaches our jaw to our skull and that allows us the freedom to move our jaw up and down as well as side to side. Without it we would not be able to perform normal...
Body Image and Massage

Body Image and Massage

Does your body image cause you to pause? We live in world where we are taught to believe that we aren’t good enough the way we are. We are constantly inundated with ads and articles telling us that we are too fat, too skinny, too old, too fill-in-the-blank to be...
What is Sports Massage?

What is Sports Massage?

Sports Massage Sports Massage is a not a specific type of massage like Swedish, Deep Tissue, or Gua Sha that one would ask to receive from a Licensed Massage Therapist. It is more appropriately the term used for specific applications of massage therapy for each...
I was in a car accident. Now what?

I was in a car accident. Now what?

It’s that time of year where the weather turns colder and sometimes downright nasty. Lots of rain, wind, slick roads and the hope (or threat?) of snow. That also means the potential for car accidents. You were hit by somehow or maybe you hit someone. So now what?...
No Pain No Gain Massage

No Pain No Gain Massage

“massage time” photo by ivaa licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Deep Tissue vs. Deep Pressure Massage Regardless of whether you have done a workout video, or you have been involved in a sport, there is a good chance you have come across the phrase “no pain, no...