Massage Therapy Offers a Natural Alternative to Pain Medication

Did you know that there are several alternatives to pain medication when it comes to pain management? This article discusses several methods, mostly natural, to help you deal with pain. Some of the treatments discussed include massage therapy, acupuncture, biofeedback, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Read on to find out the many different methods available for coping with pain.

Massage and chocolate together? Too much of a good thing?

How amazing would it be to eat endless amounts of chocolate while having a massage therapist work on all those knots in your shoulders? The world-famous Cadbury company, creator of those yummy eggs, ran a one-day spa in London in which lucky participants received a massage and a manicure—all while feasting on delicious chocolate. Read the article to see if this is something you could see yourself enjoying and tweet @Cadbury_SA to “suggest” that they make this a year-round thing!

Did You Know That Massage Therapy Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure?

If you suffer from high blood pressure, it’s likely that your doctor has put you on some sort of medication, maybe asked you to change your diet and exercise habits. Fortunately, there are more holistic methods to lowering high blood pressure, and one of them is massage therapy. Yes, massage therapy can actually help lower your blood pressure. Read this article by Gina Michael, NCTMB, LMT to find out more.

Emotions Can Become Trapped in Our Body Tissue?

We all know how emotions impact our lives. Whether we feel sad, angry, frustrated, or anxious…feelings can affect our whole day, and worse yet, they can affect our health. Fortunately, massage therapists trained in CranioSacral Therapy can locate and release those emotions. Continue reading to find out more about CranioSacral Therapy, different methods for releasing emotions trapped in the body’s tissues, and SomatoEmotional Release (SER), an approach developed by John Upledger, DO, OMM; and Dr. Zvi Karni.