This long held myth is tenacious! Many people present for a massage after receiving a cancer diagnosis with the question “Can massage contribute to the spread of cancer?”
Binge watching is engrossing, hard to put down….just one more episode. We lose track of time, but our bodies are keeping the score. Your preferred couch potato posture will start to show up in a sore neck, aching between the shoulder blades, stiff hips. Let’s face it, none of us are going to give up this guilty pleasure. So how can we survive the cold months slouched on the couch?
Suggesting that massage can make you a better driver is the latest addition to the lofty claims attributed to massage therapy. Before skepticism takes over, however, consider the following.
The definition for a repetitive strain injury is as simple as it sounds. Any action that is done repeatedly can create an injury from cumulative stress to muscles, ligaments and joints.
Pool noodles are versatile. Your imagination is the limit, but have you thought of how to use a pool noodle to work out the tension in tight muscles? The lowly pool noodle can be resurrected!