therapeutic massage

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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Do Children Benefit From Massage?

Tammara Giving A Kid’s Chair Massage Short answer, absolutely! At our massage practive we often work with children who are very active in sports and experiencing aches and pains or the parents are being proactive to prevent aches and pains by bringing them in for some body work. We ask that the parents stay in …

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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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Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Knees!

The alignment of your knees greatly affects your gait and your gait greatly affects the way your body feels. If you have genu valgum, known as knocked knees, or the opposite problem, valgus angulation, your body is going to eventually let you know that it is not happy with the situation. When that happens, it’s …

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Got Shoulder Pain? Don’t be surprised if your massage therapist starts working on your neck.

When pain is felt between the shoulder blades, it would be assumed that there is a problem somewhere in that area, but it could actually be coming from your neck area. Knowing where the pain originates from can help in formulating a treatment plan to alleviate discomfort. Better yet, knowing how the problem started, can …

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Facial Contouring, Lymphatic Drainage & Lomilomi Massage… Meet Jessica!

Jessica Blumberg L.M.T. We are super excited to introduce Jessica to our team. She has been practicing massage therapy since 1996. Her career began after graduating from Pacific Beach School of Healing Arts in San Diego. Her travels took her to New York City where she was trained in Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage and advanced Swedish …

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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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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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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!