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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is becoming more known as people are experiencing the benefits of receiving this treatment.  ‘Myo’ refers to muscle and ‘fascia’ refers to the material covering the muscle, so myofascial release is the process of loosening the tightness of the tissue. As you can see in the image below, the fascia surrounds the muscle …

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It’s a great time for a bike ride! Before, during and after ride tips to ensure that you feel great on and off the bike.

Did you know that May was National Bike Month? Although May is coming to a close, outdoor biking season is just beginning as the weather warms up and dries out.  Rather you ride indoors or out, cycling is a great form of exercise and a lot of fun!The bike was first created in Paris, France …

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Self Massage Tools – Do They Help or Hurt?

So many tools, so little time!  We are in an era where tools for myofascial release abound. There are so many choices, that it can become confusing as to what tool to use for what issue and how often, how much and….  The confusion can go on and on. Let’s try to unpack some of …

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Integrated Massage – What We Do BEST!!

What is Integrated Massage? Good Question and Here’s the Answer — On our website, we list Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage as our specialties, even though our massage therapists are adept with all massage techniques.  In actuality, most massages we give are Integrated Massages.  What does that mean?  They are individualized to your massage …

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Maddie Lavelle – Congrats on 1 Year Anniversary with Massage Extraordinaire!

Happy Anniversary to Maddie Lavelle! Maddie just celebrated her 1 year anniversary on the Massage Extraordinaire team on September 7th –  CONGRATS Maddie! Maddie’s massage technique specialties are: Sports Massage Deep Tissue Massage Trigger Point Massage Stretching Many Massage Extraordinaire clients rave about Maddie’s massages and return often.  Her chair massages are the best; she …

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SWEDISH MASSAGE – Did you know???

The Most Popular & Classic Form of the Soft Tissue Techniques YES, SWEDISH MASSAGE — Is also known as the ‘SPA’ MASSAGE Most common and best-known type of massage in the West Uses massage oils or lotions to enable SMOOTH movements Rhythmic and Relaxing massage Uses gliding strokes or touch Uses firm yet gentle, constant …

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Throw Back Thursday

Can you guess who this Massage Therapist is? It is…Maddie Lavelleand her younger brother Last year Maddie moved to San Diego from Columbus, Ohio.  As soon as she arrived, she started working at Massage Extraordinaire. Maddie’s Specialty Massage Techniques: Sports massage Trigger point therapy Deep tissue massage Maddie loves working with athletes (from the professional …

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Meet Massage Extraordinaire’s Newest Massage Therapist

Meet Madeline (Maddie) Lavelle We are pleased to announce that our newest massage therapist, MADDIE LAVELLE, will begin working at Massage Extraordinaire in September.   She was licensed as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in 2012 after attending Ohio University.  At Ohio she attained a B.S. degree in Sport Sciences, majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Business Administration.Maddie interned for the NFL, Buffalo …

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Did you ever think of getting a massage for your dog?

Massage for Four-Legged Clients   Did you know that there are massage therapists that specialize on four-legged clients, such as horses and dogs?  Massage therapists work in veterinarian offices, barns, tack rooms – wherever their animal clients call home.  Some therapists work on people, their horses and their dogs. There are some therapists that began …

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Did you Know…???

TAMMARA PASQUARIELLO – 1)  LOVES San Diego – is a San Diego native and plans to live here forever 2)  Is also a Personal Trainer (since 2004) 3)  Her Personal Training Specialties are: Strength Training Balance Stability Flexibility 4)  Her MASSAGE SPECIALTIES are: Sportsmassage Deep Tissue Massage Injury Rehabilitation Stretching 5)  Works with Seniors  6) …

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COME ENJOY A MASSAGE IN OUR BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR CABANA CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE BAY PARK AREA

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we have some great ways to celebrate your special someone!