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Lymphatic Drainage and sprains strains

Lymphatic Drainage and Sprains / Strains

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Recently, on a hike in the Sierra foothills, I strained the tendons in my foot. I was convinced it was broken by the...
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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…
Healthy New Year's Resolutions

What is Active Release Technique / ART?

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Active Release Technique, or ART, is a combination of soft tissue…
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.…