Massage Treatment For Sciatic Relief

By |April 1st, 2015|

The sciatic nerve is a nerve bundle composed of several nerve roots that originate in the lower back and sacral area. This nerve goes down to the lower leg and foot and down the back of the thigh between muscles like the piriformis, which run down from the sacral area to the legs. A tightening […]

The Fuzz Speech

By |February 23rd, 2015|

This is worth the watch! This video is both entertaining and educational. This video will help make sense of the importance of moving, stretching, and receiving bodywork. Enjoy!

Gil Hedley – “The Fuzz Speech” changed the way I view and work with fascia.

Natural Ways To Ease The Pain Of Tendonitis

By |January 12th, 2015|

Natural Ways To Ease The Pain Of Tendonitis

By Amber Scriven

Tendonitis in the arm crops up for many people, and they may not know how to treat it beyond prescriptions, surgery and bodywork like massage and acupuncture. This sharp, painful ache is brought on by repetitive use of the muscles, causing inflammation or thickening of the […]

3 Ways To Use A Foam Roller

By |January 3rd, 2015|

If you haven’t been asleep for all of 2012, you’ve probably heard the praises of foam rolling.

This one is no joke! Foam rolling helps to create and maintain long, smooth muscles by massaging out the knots and releasing trigger points. It’s also a fantastic (and cheap!) way to release the fascia, which I’m sure you […]

Why Massages Really Do Keep You Healthy

By |December 3rd, 2014|

Why Massages Really Do Keep You Healthy
A Cardiologist Explains

By Dr. Joel Kahn

We’ve all seen it on TV or in a movie. The scene is tense and the patient is doing poorly. The doctor calls out urgently. Retractor! Scalpel! Suction! Massage Table!

Wait a minute …. Massage table?

Did Dr. House ever scream for body oil?

The good news […]

Why Everything In Moderation Isn’t Good Diet Advice

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Why “Everything In Moderation” Isn’t Good Diet Advice
By David Sciola

What are some of the biggest dogmas that have been perpetuated by conventional health wisdom in recent decades? I can think of two in particular: “everything in moderation” and “eat a balanced diet.”

There is some sense in these statements. Eating a broad range of foods can […]