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…

Tracing Out A Problem Area – Soft Tissue and Massage Treatment

I hear the phrase “it’s all connected” often in my treatment room, as well as from other therapists.  This phrase has always frustrated me because of its vague nature.  It can leave a therapist or client with the idea that we should address all of the soft tissues in the body in one session to possibly stumble upon the solution to a persistent ache or pain.  This is not to say that a general full-body session isn’t great for maintenance or de-stressing, but the therapist and client might miss an opportunity to explore the variety of structures that surround a problem area and trace them out to see what tension patterns are present. Read more

What is Active Release Technique / 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. Read more

In the Hours After Your Massage

After a massage, you may notice a lot of changes going inside your body and mind that often bothers us. Fortunately, we have some tips for you to do after a massage in order to help you get its full benefit and reduce any possible soreness. Read more

Benefits of Massage for Muscle Recovery & Reducing Inflammation

Massage as a non-drug therapy has a promising potential to not only help athletes with weary muscles, but also people with chronic conditions related to inflammation, like muscular dystrophy or arthritis. Read more

Gadgets – Our New Addiction

We cannot deny that the society is dealing with the fast innovation of technology today. Read more

Get the Most Out of Your Massage with Great Communication

Good communication with your massage therapist is essential to get the most out of your massage Read more

June Foam Roller Class in Walnut Creek

By now, some of our regular foam roller students know how the foam roller and other tools can bring you relief from stubborn pain. Read more

Relieve Chronic Foot Pain with Massage Therapy

I am constantly amazed by the results and accomplishments our clients make. From triathlons and other athletic achievements to just gaining a little more range of motion after being in pain for years. Read more