Foods to Avoid When You Have Tendonitis

Foods to Avoid When You Have Tendonitis

What foods will make your tendonitis worse? What is tendonitis? Tendonitis is a condition that involves painful inflammation of tendons and surrounding ligaments in the knee, elbow, wrist, hip or ankle. Although it can be caused by an injury, it’s usually the product...
Does Massage Therapy Help with Stress?

Does Massage Therapy Help with Stress?

Massage is one of the most effective treatments we have in combatting depression, anxiety, chronic illness, and pain. Did you know that the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) believes that massage therapy can be effective for stress relief? Some of us live...
What is Sciatica and Can Massage Help?

What is Sciatica and Can Massage Help?

Sciatica Pain and & Ways to Treat it So what exactly is sciatica?  Sciatica is defined as pain affecting the back, hip, and outer side of the leg, caused by compression of a spinal nerve root in the lower back. It’s most commonly known to cause pain, tingling, or...
Ways to Treat Yourself Better

Ways to Treat Yourself Better

How To Be Good To Yourself Did you have a rough year? Maybe it went ok, but you know you should’ve taken more “me” time and showed yourself some kindness. That’s no problem! You can start now because better late than never, right? Even with a busy schedule and a full...
Gift Ideas for Someone Who’s Always Stressed

Gift Ideas for Someone Who’s Always Stressed

Stress Relief Gifts That Any Loved One Would Be Happy To Get We all have at least one person in our lives that we KNOW could use some rest and relaxation (Shoot! You might even be that person). You know, that individual that seems to always be busy and stressed out....
Which Type of Massage is Right for Me?

Which Type of Massage is Right for Me?

Should I Get a Sports, Swedish, or Deep Tissue Massage? You just got back from work and your head is pounding. It’s been a rough a week and your new exercise regimen has you feeling more tired than usual. You feel the muscle knots really building up and know you’re...
Have a Desk Job? How to Combat Sitting Disease

Have a Desk Job? How to Combat Sitting Disease

Is sitting disease actually a thing? Is sitting disease actually a thing? Unfortunately, it is. Too much sitting may spell bad news for your health. Chances are you’re reading this blog while sitting in a chair. Am I right? If you’re like most people, you’ve been...
Reasons You Need to Start Stretching

Reasons You Need to Start Stretching

Flexibility training isn’t just for gymnasts or yoga masters. It’s beneficial for everyone. When we think of health and fitness, we often overlook the importance of stretching. In fact, when was the last time you worked on your flexibility? It’s been that long, huh?...
Speed Up Recovery After An Injury

Speed Up Recovery After An Injury

Everything was going so well. Your fitness regimen was back on track and you were feeling great. Then bam! You somehow injured yourself. You’re eager to heal up, so what can you do to help speed up the process? If your injury doesn’t require immediate medical...
10 Easy Ways to Practice Self-Care

10 Easy Ways to Practice Self-Care

Caring for our loved ones is important, but so is taking care of ourselves. How often do you focus on your own well-being and happiness? When was the last time you took a moment to do something for your own health and happiness? One of the best things that we can do...