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How breathing difficulties effects your muscles

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Have you ever noticed that after a having a cold where coughing is present, or an attack of hayfever or asthma, that your neck feels tight and stiff, or you chest and shoulders feel restricted? This is caused by certain muscles constricting and tightening as we are forcing air in and out of our lungs. […]

What is Remedial Massage?

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Remedial Massage is the assessment and hands on treatment of musculoskeletal ailments or conditions; this includes treatment and/or manipulation of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissue. Many Remedial Massage Therapists are trained in several different modalities, such as trigger point therapy, deep tissue or sports massage, cupping, or lymphatic drainage. These techniques are used individually […]

Why do I need to drink water after a massage?

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Having a massage has a similar effect on our body akin to light to moderate exercise. And just like after exercise, you can become dehydrated after a massage. Dehydration can cause you to feel light headed, dizzy, nauseated, and even cause a headache. Drinking water will re-hydrate you and help reduce these symptoms. Not everyone […]