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...
How does reflexology work?

How does reflexology work?

Q: What is reflexology and how does it work? A: Reflexology is a natural, non-invasive healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands and ears that correspond to every system, gland and organ of the body. There are over 7200 nerve...
Hot or Cold?

Hot or Cold?

Q: Is it better to apply hot or cold to an injury? Do you ever use both? A: The answer depends on the type of injury, it’s severity and when it was sustained. Within the first 24-48 hours of being injured, there’s almost always inflammation so stick with...