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It's All Connected

“It’s all connected”    I hear the phrase “it’s all…

Repetitive Stress

I’m often asked by clients, family, and friends how I manage…

Importance of Communication

If I were granted a single wish, it would be to get clients and…

Struggling with sleep?

At Loosen Up we often receive questions regarding ideal sleep…
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…

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…

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