Everyday it seems like a new client comes looking for a detoxifying massage or lymphatic drainage treatment. At this point, there is no proof to the belief that massage can help to detoxify the body. In fact, it really isn’t known exactly what a ‘detox’ is. That doesn’t stop theories from popping up. Your massage therapist can offer a treatment that supports improved flow of lymph fluid and a massage that helps you to feel significantly better than before the treatment. However, they can’t guarantee that your body has fewer toxins after the massage. Ask questions, do your research. Clear expected outcomes explained before the treatment begins can ensure that you are getting the treatment you really want.
Face masks and breathing
While masks are increasing our safety, they are also giving rise to ‘mask anxiety’, ‘maskne’, a persistent feeling of being out of breath, fogged-up glasses and fatigue.
Tired is relieved with rest. Fatigue hangs on whether or not we take time off, sleep more or improve attention to nutrition and exercise.
Benefits of hot weather aka reasons to skip your massage
During the steamy month of July there is no need to race out to your massage therapist. Some of the many benefits of massage can be achieved by simply staying put.
Degenerative Disc Disease: A condition eased by massage therapy
Degenerative discs are in fact a condition, not a disease. Discs are shock absorbers that cushion each vertebrae; they dry out and get worn down over the decades. A diagnosis of degenerative disc disease (DDD) can be a shock. A future of pain and disability comes barrelling towards the recipient of this unwelcome news.