Many clients just assume that “massage is massage” but, not all massage is created equal. In fact, there are some modalities that work better for certain issues or injuries than others. There are different reasons for seeking massage and therefore, different types of massage to address your needs.Read More
Think about your posture right now, as you’re reading this article. Are you at your desk, slumped over your keyboard?
Maybe you’re on the couch, curled up on your laptop? On the train, hunched over your phone? Many of us are guilty of improper posture, and it is causing us pain! From pain relief to confidence, there are many benefits to good posture.Read More
Do you suffer from nagging back pain that keeps you up at night, or makes daily activities difficult? Have you experienced sharp or shooting back pain that came on suddenly after an accident or injury?
Deep Tissue Massage may be what you need to relieve the pain. When combined with physical therapy, Deep Tissue Massage is highly beneficial in the treatment of back pain, both Chronic and Acute.Read More
Pregnancy is such a beautiful gift however, it can also take a toll on your body.
During pregnancy, your body goes through a multitude of changes; both physical and emotional. Mom is often so focused on meeting her growing baby's needs, that she forgets about her own. Prenatal Massage can be a valuable piece of your prenatal care. Prenatal massage focuses on the specific needs of the pregnant woman and can help make you more comfortable. Whether you are in your first, second, or third trimester, every mom-to-be can use a little pampering.Read More
Life keeps happening (until it doesn’t) - and if life won’t give you a break, your self-care routine shouldn’t be stop-and-go, either! That’s why we created our MMG Membership program. We wanted it to be easier for you to make massage an essential part of your self-care routine. For $99/month, you receive one 60-minute wellness massage, plus a 10% discount towards any other massage or service!Read More
We are dedicated to creating the ultimate customized massage experience for our athletes, weekend warriors and runners alike through Sports Massage - employing techniques like myofascial release, compression, heat therapy and trigger point work. If you are experiencing discomfort or are not sure when the best time to book your Sports Massage session may be, consider the following...Read More
Feeling like you’re system is a little out-of-whack? Your hormones just might be the cause! Hormonal imbalances are fairly common, and can affect any part of your endocrine system. It can cause a wide range of symptoms, which can often make it tough to detect. Sometimes, all it takes is a few simple and consistent adjustments to see a positive, long-lasting affect. Here at MMG, we like to think that it just takes a little TLC !Read More
Massage goes far beyond the support of your physical well-being. It embodies one of the most basic and essential forms of communication – a subtle language spoken between client and practitioner. Massage uses the base element of “touch” and takes advantage of its deep healing properties by manipulating the fascia, tissue, muscular, nervous, spinal fluid, meridian, and lymphatic systems for relief from physical and emotional discomforts.Read More
A growing fetus needs a healthy environment to develop and thrive! Your lymphatic system is key to that process – boosting bodily immunity and carrying away harmful toxic buildup, while reducing inflammation. Great news for moms-to-be – healthily functioning lymphatic circulation also contributes to reduced swelling in the hands and feet during pregnancy!Read More
The benefits that a therapeutic massage treatment has on the body are numerous: better circulation, improved posture, lower blood pressure, deeper and easier breathing, and a stronger immune system, to name a few.Read More
A typical day in the office could involve up to 8 hours of continuous sitting. For most people, driving to and from work adds another hour or two of sedentary activity. The reality is that most of us spend the majority of our day planted in a chair, either focusing on work or recreation.Read More
Most people don’t get enough sleep, which can lead to less productivity, poor memory skills and erratic behavior during the day – not to mention a grumpy mood. Sleep is one of your body’s prime times to repair and restore you to feel and act your very best. Here are a few tips to get some solid shut-eye every night.Read More
We all know that once we’ve made it through Halloween, time flies by even faster than normal. Holiday preparations, dealing with crowds and shopping, encounters with in-laws and an endless supply of less-than-healthy treats can dampen your seasonal cheer. It’s easy to become stressed out during the holidays, but the toll that stress takes on your body is the opposite of a gift. Here are tips to survive the holidays with only minimal stress.Read More
If you’re looking into what kind of massage you need to best address your pain or discomfort, you probably came across a few different ways to refer to similar treatments. The result can get confusing – and it’s important to know how immediate your need for pain relief is before determining what is right for you. So, what’s in a name – let’s talk about what it means to get a therapeutic massage or bodywork treatment.Read More
It’s Monday, which means you’re probably wound up and focused on getting stuff done. We all get caught up in the “I just don’t have time” whirlwind, but sometimes it’s necessary to stress less and relax more. It can make all the difference.Read More
We all know that what we eat directly affects how much energy we have (and how tight our pants feel). But if you’re feeling stressed out, did you know that choosing certain types of meals can help you de-stress and feel more in control?Read More
Here’s the scoop from a licensed massage therapist.
An increasingly popular treatment among wellness-minded people, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, or MLD for short, is a type of medical massage that helps your body in removing toxins and reducing swelling. If you’re looking for a way to enhance immunity, promote faster healing or even reduce sinusitis symptoms, the benefits of Manual Lymphatic Drainage could provide the solution you’ve been looking for — without the need for a prescription.Read More
Being pregnant is an exhilarating time – your entire life is about to change completely. In between planning all the exciting times ahead and satisfying those notorious pregnancy cravings, it goes without saying that you’ll experience some discomfort along the way.Read More
Just like adding a multivitamin to your diet, drinking less caffeine or practicing meditation can improve your overall wellness, the addition of regular massage treatments can offer a variety of solutions to health issues you’re aware of, and even shed light on some that you might not have known you had. If you know where the source of your discomfort is, that’s a step in the right direction towards finding the right path of massage therapy towards reaching your wellness goals.Read More