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...
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...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common nerve entrapment for anyone who spends a lot of time working at a computer. It usually manifests as numbness or tingling in the thumb and fingers with weakness in the affected hand. The symptoms are caused by tight, overworked...
Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Most of us are completely unaware of how important a good pillow is, not only to a good night’s sleep but also to a pain-free day. When choosing a pillow you should consider the big picture of what your whole body is lying on, and whether you sleep on your side,...