Should I be afraid of sports massage?

Should I be afraid of sports massage?

If you play a regular sport or train (exercise) regularly you may have body ache that you would like to get rid of. Stories about sports massage frequently relay the message that you experience intense pain during the session and for this reason, many who would...
Massage progression

Massage progression

There are a deluge of new massages on the market and the trend is not likely to slow any time soon. The choice is often poorly explained in the SPA and massage clients should distinguish which treatment they require.  As you may know my disposition is that the body...
The benefits of regular sports massage

The benefits of regular sports massage

Massage has a number of benefits for the body, mind and soul. It maintains the body in a generally better condition, prevents injuries or loss of mobility, and can restore mobility to injured muscle tissue. It also boosts performance and extends the overall life of...
Swollen feet

Swollen feet

Swollen feet are a common occurrence, uncomfortable and disconcerting. Foot massage will comfort and the better treatment are hot cold compresses. The heat of hot stones or towels increase the circulation, relaxes the deep muscles which reduces stiffness and pain. It...
How hot should my stones be?

How hot should my stones be?

Bottom line here is that the more cool the temperature the cooler the stones should be. If the stones can’t be handled by therapist or burn your skin immediately after contact they are too hot. In cold winter months your skin is more chilled and therefore a hot...
When is it not safe to have a HOT stone massage

When is it not safe to have a HOT stone massage

There are few comforts that are more relaxing than lying on a heated massage table in a warm, dimly lit room while receiving a Hot Stone massage. There are however some times when you should NOT receive this treatment.   Contraindications for hot stone massage...