Entries by Loosenup Editor

Truths and Myths Surrounding Prenatal Massage.

One of the most rewarding parts of working with specialized populations such as expectant moms, is dispelling common myths about what type of massage is and is not appropriate for them. In many of my lectures about prenatal work, my first comment to the therapists in my class is, “Pregnant women are not sick! It’s […]

What is Active Release Technique / ART?

What is “ART”? Active Release Technique, or ART, is a combination of soft tissue manipulations and neuromuscular techniques applied together, after a thorough intake and hands-on assessment. The program was developed by a chiropractor named P. Michael Leahy in the early 1990s, and was trademarked in 1998. ART has become extremely popular in the last […]