Aromatherapy benefits, uses, and caution

Essential oils are important because of the benefits they provide. Many of these oils can be a antimicrobial, analgesic, stress-reliever, sleep inducer, and to even help relieve serious conditions such as shingles or poison ivy. Some oils can be used for alertness, backache, and to aid in balance. Indeed, a lot of these awesome oilsContinue reading “Aromatherapy benefits, uses, and caution”

Watch “Prenatal Massage Techniques – Relieving Pregnancy Pains” on YouTube

Prenatal and massage Many women wonder about receiving massage therapy during pregnancy. This can be really beneficial to an expecting mother. Because the mother is preparing so much for the newborn while hosting a bodily home for the little one, it’s especially important to take care of herself.         Massage therapy is another way to receiveContinue reading “Watch “Prenatal Massage Techniques – Relieving Pregnancy Pains” on YouTube”

Two common and MISTAKEN diagnoses involving the arm and hand

This is just a little summary from a book that I’m reading, The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook, written by Clair Davies and Amber Davies. Two common but unfortunately mistaken diagnoses concerning the arm and hand are carpal tunnel syndrome and lateral epicondylitis- a.k.a. tennis elbow. Often, the cause of pain in your arms and handsContinue reading “Two common and MISTAKEN diagnoses involving the arm and hand”

The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief

Check out this book on Goodreads: The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief This book is designed to help any lay person treat their chronic pain. Could be anywhere form mild to severe pain. … This book is my go-to. As a massage therapist, I’d recommend it to my clientsContinue reading “The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief”

Frankincense benefits and uses, spirituality, and reiki vibes

Ever wonder if there was anything that you could use to clear the air? But more than that, you can use frankincense essential oil for this purpose and / or while blessing a house. You want the oil to be natural and not mixed with anything else, besides water if you choose to make holyContinue reading “Frankincense benefits and uses, spirituality, and reiki vibes”

Why I love my career choice. Struggles and mastery: lmt body mechanics

My career has been a journey, but a good one to say the least. I’m glad that I can earn an income by doing what I love. Too many out there either don’t like their jobs, or feel as though they’re merely existing within the corporation. I’m so grateful. I’m grateful for the facility thatContinue reading “Why I love my career choice. Struggles and mastery: lmt body mechanics”

Sciatica syndrome & pain

If you have learned that you have sciatica, or have pain from it, you’re not alone. This is an especially uncomfortable pain that can arise. Sometimes it’s seen during and/ or after pregnancy, after injuries occur, or it just relates to disc problems.  These are only a few causes of sciatica. If you’ve been diagnosedContinue reading “Sciatica syndrome & pain”

To pamper or to reduce pain?

What is self care? Does it always involve pedicures.. Bubble baths… Even a meditation practice? Getting a massage? One can debate on if these activities are purely pampering or actually good for you. The answer, my opinionated but experienced answer, is yes! All of the above activities, are considered self-care to me. Even if it’sContinue reading “To pamper or to reduce pain?”

Misconceptions of massage therapy

What is the current and first thought that comes in your mind when you hear massage therapy? Is the thought hot stones, lavender, sensualness, chiropractors, or just a table? What do the words mean to you? As I got my car towed a while back, the towman introduced himself and I, me. He took meContinue reading “Misconceptions of massage therapy”