As often as your body needs! We don’t like to say a definitive time, because all bodies take massage and heal differently. Depending on your health, age, injury, etc. These all play a role in how quickly you recover and how often you will need to come in for your next treatment.
Absolutely! Humans have thousands of nerve endings and touch receptor s in our feet. Ashiatsu trained therapist can feel tissue changes and imbalances under our feet!
Yes! Taping lifts the skin to allow space with in the muscle where injury is or inflammation to allow blood to flow to reduce swelling. It also helps with correcting posture, when placed appropriately, it can help muscles create new memory with shoulders, neck or legs.
Warm bamboo is a safer, more hygienic, and more environmentally friendly alternative to hot stone massage while also providing a greater range of myofascial manipulation. It can an also be utilized at cool temperature to treat inflammation.
Just as many men get massages as women. In fact, men may take a slight lead here!
Most of the time, no. Good Massage Therapy means Good Body Mechanics. Using our best posture and body weight to get pressure instead of just our hands helps keep pain at bay. Our hands, wrists and arms sometimes will hurt if we overbook ourselves, which is why we set daily limits on how many massages we do.
Overuse or Misuse of a muscle. Repetitive use or strain/microtear to a muscle are most common.
Knots are where there is restricted blood flow, and massage opens those restrictions to allow blood to reach it. Hence warm feeling they get once “released”
Yes. We have to do many, many hours of schooling, background checks, and must get licensed by the State of Ohio Medical Board. Needless to say it takes about a year and a half or more to go through the schooling, test and get your license.