How does reflexology work?

How does reflexology work?

Q: What is reflexology and how does it work? A: The answer depends on separating fact from fiction. Fact: There are over 7200 nerve endings in each foot which have extensive interconnections, through the spinal cord and brain, with all areas of the body. Fiction:...
Covid, the Flu or a Cold?

Covid, the Flu or a Cold?

It’s very difficult to distinguish between these different infections because their presentations are so similar, especially the symptoms of Covid and the flu. However, there are some symptoms that occur more frequently with one over another. To compare the...
Do you accept tips?

Do you accept tips?

Most RMT’s generally discourage tipping because it puts our skills on par with the service industry as opposed to the health care industry. Would you tip your dentist or your doctor? Likely not. If a client really wants to tip me, I won’t say no but it’s really not...
Taking Care of Your World

Taking Care of Your World

A Covid 19 Roadmap I’ve spent a number of hours over the last month or so contemplating how much of my identity is wrapped up in my work. I miss my clients and I miss helping people but I think there will ultimately be some surprising benefits to our...
Water Intake and Massage

Water Intake and Massage

Q:   Is it important to drink water after a massage? A:   No, it isn’t. Your body’s fluid balance remains relatively stable with very little variation whether you drink 4 daily glasses of water or 12.   That’s not to say that dehydration can’t...
10 Massage Do’s and Don’ts

10 Massage Do’s and Don’ts

It’s not unusual for me to field a number of questions before, during or after a treatment about what the proper etiquette is for a massage.  The questions range from simple expectations to legalities and can sometimes cause a bit of apprehension so I...