Category: Massage

Category: Massage

Registered Massage Therapy versus Massage
Image February 2, 2013 Massage Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Is there a difference between massage and massage therapy?   What does the word massage mean to you? Like any word, it can mean many different things to many different people. Touch therapy is documented as far back as 2000 B.C., but undoubtedly predates writing and maybe even language.
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Neck and Shoulder Tension
Image February 5, 2012 - Neck and Shoulders,Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions,Massage Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 The Art of Letting Go One of the most common complaints I hear as a massage therapist is concerning neck and shoulder tension. We are all actually hardwired to store tension in this area of the body. If you look at anyone surprised by a loud noise or any
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Acupressure
Image February 5, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Massage Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Practicing an Ancient Art Acupressure is an ancient healing art developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago that uses the fingers to press key points on the skin to supposedly stimulate the body’s own natural defences. Of course, science didn’t exist in those days, so acupressure is more of
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Dealing With Muscle Cramps
Image February 4, 2012 Exercise,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Massage Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Virtually everyone experiences a muscle cramp at some point in time. They can be mild or extremely painful. Strictly speaking, a muscle cramp is an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax. This causes a palpable hardening of the involved muscle. Our immediate instinctual (and correct) reaction
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Dealing With Muscle Pain and Soreness
Image February 4, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions,Massage,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Everyone has aches and pains, some more than others. Whether your soreness is due to posture, activity, aging or even genetics, you need to get relief from pain that lasts more than a day or two. A muscle that does not get enough rest time is a common cause
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