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Chronic Shoulder Pain

Chronic shoulder pain

By far one of the most common things we see in our office is…
Foam Roller Exercises and Techniques

How to Use a Foam Roller for Myofascial Release

Using a foam roller is simple, but working some areas may take a bit of practice and some...
Lymphatic Drainage and sprains strains

Lymphatic drainage and sprains/strains

Recently, on a hike in the Sierra foothills, I strained the tendons in my foot. I was convinced it was broken by the...

Tracing Out A Problem Area - Soft Tissue and Massage Treatment

I hear the phrase “it’s all connected” often in my treatment…

Truths and Myths Surrounding Prenatal Massage.

One of the most rewarding parts of working with specialized populations…
Walnut Creek Massage Studio

What is Active Release Technique / ART?

What is “ART"? Active Release Technique, or ART, is a combination…
Walnut Creek Sports Massage

Adhesions vs. Fibrosis

I had a great discussion today with one of our therapists about…

Flexibility and Strength for the Hips and Legs

These four flexibility exercises will increase circulation to…
Leg Stretches | Walnut Creek Massage

Stretches for Your Legs

If you're an active runner, cyclist, or just work on your feet…
Self-Care Tips

In the Hours After Your Massage

After a massage, you may notice a lot of changes going inside…
Healthy New Year's Resolutions

Have a Weekly Practice of Reflection & Observation to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Now is the time of year when we all put ourselves under a microscope.…
Walnut Creek Massage Studio

Our New, Larger Massage Studio in Walnut Creek

Our New Location, It has been so exciting to see my visions for…