I hope this message finds everyone doing well considering the circumstances we are all facing. I am one of millions of people across the country whose work was declared “non-essential” and so have been temporarily prevented from working in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to help flatten the curve of exponential […]
All massage therapy appointments to cease until May 8th, 2020 On March 20th, Florida Governor Ron Desantis issued executive order number 20-72 (Emergency Management – COVID-19 – Non-essential Elective Medical Procedures). The executive order calls for all non-essential medical treatment to cease until May 8th, 2020. The Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA) notified its […]
3/19/20 Update Due to the escalating circumstances regarding COVID-19 and Miami-Dade County Mayor’s Order for Closure of Non-essential Businesses which goes into effect today at 9pm, I will be shutting down my massage therapy practice for an indefinite period. I will be personally contacting all clients with pre arranged appointments over the next few weeks […]
Hello! I wanted to take a moment to address the current situation regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are all now forced to interrupt the normal flow of our day to day lives and really pay attention to what is happening. This is quite the surreal experience right now! Probably a once in a lifetime event. Safety, both yours and mine, is of the utmost importance. In this message I will briefly lay out some points about my office procedures and how I will be moving forward during this time.
Part two will show you a selection of stretches for the tensed up areas of the shoulder and neck.
Step 1. Active Isolated Stretching Technique for the Chest This exercise stretches the chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor). Tight pectoral muscles roll the shoulders forward and rotate the arms inward. Other muscles are involved with this pattern and they’ll get some attention as well. Muscle anatomy images from 3D4 Medical’s Essential Anatomy App Step […]
Whether you work at a corporate office or shared work space sitting at a desk, or at home working from your bed or couch, sitting still for countless hours with poor posture will eventually cause some part of your body to experience discomfort (e.g. the neck, back, shoulders, wrists, etc).
Sports massage is best thought of as a treatment strategy which incorporates massage and bodywork techniques for the goal of supporting the specific needs of anyone who regularly pushes their physical abilities through sports and exercise.
A trigger point is a hyper-irritable spot in muscle tissue which can feel like and is sometimes referred to as a “knot”. Trigger points have the ability to refer pain or other sensations to another area of the body in predictable patterns.
Swedish Massage is perhaps the most widely recognized and commonly used system of manual massage technique for addressing muscle and joint pain and relieving stress and anxiety.