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...
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...
No Pain No Gain? NO WAY!!!

No Pain No Gain? NO WAY!!!

Q: I believe in the “No Pain, No Gain” idea and usually don’t speak up when a therapist is hurting me. I find bodywork to be more effective when it’s deep and painful. Is this true? A: ABSOLUTELY NOT!! Pain is how your body signals you to back...