Feel Better Blog

Category: Massage Therapy

How Often Should I Get a Massage?

One question I get asked frequently in my practice is, “How often should I get a massage?”  My answer? It depends. The frequency of appointments comes down to why you seek massage therapy in the first place. Today, we’ll explore the two main reasons you could be getting treated by an RMT. Keep reading to …

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Benefits of Prenatal Massage – What to Know Before you go

What are the Benefits of Prenatal Massage? The soothing and rejuvenating effects of massage therapy are of great benefit to many pregnant women. Massage is often a particularly welcome way to work out the body pains, strains, and stresses that so many women experience while they’re expecting. Prenatal massage is specially designed to safely bring …

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Prolong Massage Effects

How to Prolong the Positive Effects of Massage Therapy

How to prolong the positive effects of massage therapy There’s something special about the relaxed, rejuvenated feeling you get after massage therapy. It’s a feeling many of us often wish we could make last a while longer.  While the wonderfully relaxed sensation you experience from massage therapy sessions can’t last forever, there are a few …

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The Difference between Deep Tissue Massage and Swedish Massage

Depending on your individual needs and preferences, different types of treatments are available at most massage therapy clinics. They vary in the amount of pressure applied by the massage therapist, the area of focus, and the overall technique. In case you’re not sure what type of massage therapy is right for you, it’s worth taking …

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The Effectiveness of Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is an ancient method that dates back to 1,550 B.C. This method is still applied and used in today’s modern society to help treat many various conditions. Many of you reading this blog today may have never heard of cupping therapy. But something or better yet, someone who you may be familiar with …

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Massage Therapy for Children: Is It Needed? Is It Safe does it Work?

Massage therapy is now so widespread that most people, even if they haven’t had it themselves, understand the need and the benefits.  But…massage therapy for children? Don’t kids always “bounce back”? Don’t kids heal more quickly? Do kids really need techniques that are more associated with aging? The answers may surprise you. Can children benefit …

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Benefits of Stretching to get More from Massage Therapy

Benefits of Stretching to Get More from Massage Therapy Whether you’re an armchair athlete or a decorated Olympian, it’s a good idea to warm up and cool down your muscles with some stretching before and after exercise. Stretching leads to positive, prolonged results when combined with massage therapy. In fact, the best outcomes are typically …

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5 Home Massage Tips for Stress Relief

Desk massage ideas for working professionals How many hours each day do you spend sitting at a desk while working at a computer? How many more do you spend holding a phone or tablet in your hands, tapping away at it? For many working professionals, the amount of sedentary screen time in our daily existence …

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Women with mask in hand enjoying the sun in a middle of a field.

3 Ways Massage Therapy Improves Mental Health Amid a Pandemic

Even at the best of times, daily life can be anywhere from difficult to downright stressful. Add in the uncertainty and worry caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s no wonder many of us feel especially stressed out or anxious these days. As the months linger on and the weather worsens, you may feel …

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An Overlooked Part of Your Vacation Plans: The Post-Vacation Massage

I think we all can collectively agree that everyone loves vacations – the benefits are never-ending! The excitement of discovering new places, exotic sights, and foods, fun with the kids…and most of all, that much-needed break from the working world. We eagerly plan, we count down the days, and usually, we can’t wait until the …

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