Swedish massage

Stress & It’s Effects On Our Health

April is stress awareness month. Common Effects of Stress A lot of common symptoms that are blamed on illness, such as headaches, insomnia, and fatigue, are actually caused by stress. It is important to be aware of how stress is effecting your health, because left unchecked it can lead to worse problems such as high …

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Foods That Help With Anxiety

Anxiety is the worst! Everyone suffers from occasional anxiety, but anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America according to the ADDA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America). The sad thing is that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, but less than 40% of sufferers seek help. Don’t contribute to that statistical fact! Therapy …

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WELCOME TO JEANNIE CHERUBINI! Meet the newest addition to our Massage Extraordinaire team, Jeannie Cherubini! Jeannie Cherubini is a certified Massage Therapist as well as a licensed Esthetician.  She has nearly 16 years of experience in the health and wellness field. Jeannie’s Massage Techniques: Deep Tissue Swedish Trigger Point Therapy Shiatsu Lymphatic Drainage Cranial Sacral …

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SWEDISH MASSAGE

SWEDISH MASSAGE Is it the right technique for you?   What is Swedish Massage? Swedish massage is the most popular and classic form of the soft tissue techniques.   Tammara giving a Swedish massage outdoors  Swedish massage is often times known as the ‘spa’ massage.  It tends to be more rhythmic and relaxing than …

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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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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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ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE – National Wellness Week

It is now National Wellness Week.  Treat yourself or a friend or family member to the benefits of a MASSAGE this week! THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE: RELAXES: Mind and body Injured or overused muscles REDUCES: Stress Athletic injury and recovery time Spasms and cramping INCREASES: Circulation Joint flexibility and range of motion RELIEVES: Neck and …

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REPOST – Don’t Call It Pampering: Massage Wants to be Medicine

Read the following article from The Wall Street Journal on the medical benefits of massage: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304537904577277303049173934.html By ANDREA PETERSEN While massage may have developed a reputation as a decadent treat for people who love pampering, new studies are showing it has a wide variety of tangible health benefits. Research over the past couple of years …

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WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF MASSAGE?

5 Different Types of Massage: SWEDISH – The most common type of massage.  Swedish massage combines long, flowing strokes with kneading or tapping of specific muscles. CRANIO-SACRAL – Incorporates gentle manipulation of the head, spine & pelvis. NEUROMUSCULAR – Continuous pressure is applied to specific locations to increase blood flow. SHIATSU – Pressure is applied …

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Massage Therapy May Be Best for Your Back Pain!

Did you know that an estimated 9 out of 10 people deal with low back pain at some point in their lives? “Back pain relief maybe in the hands of a skilled massage therapist.” (from Focus on Healthy Aging)A study found that both structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage are effective in relieving chronic low back …

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We are back open on June 19th!

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