Pain Relief

Your Guide to Deep Tissue Massage

A person receives a deep tissue massage.

What is Deep Tissue Massage?   As the name suggests, deep tissue massage aims to stimulate the deep tissue layers of the muscles in the body. This massage technique involves using a firm pressure to target key areas to release muscle tension. Deep tissue massage can have many positive changes on a person’s physiological health.…

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Your Encyclopedia to Swedish massage

A woman receives a Swedish massage.

What is Swedish Massage? Swedish massage entails the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the upper layers of muscle tissue to improve mental and physical health. It is the most popular form of massage in the United States and is used to relieve tensions, as well as promote blood circulation and increased range…

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Everything You Need To Know About Trigger Points

A woman undergoes trigger point therapy.

What are Trigger Points? Trigger points or ‘muscle knots’ are sensitive or achy spots in our soft tissue.These sore spots are quite common, especially around injuries, and can play a role in major back and neck pain. Although it may feel like it, there are no actual knots under the skin. The usual explanation is…

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