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Massage May Cure Migraines

March 27th, 2015

Do you suffer from migraines? If you don’t you probably know someone who does. After all, 38 million Americans suffer from migraines. If you don’t suffer from migraines, and you don’t know someone who does, then you need to know that migraines are awful. They’re not just a headache. They’re a knockout blow…

Eastlake Massage Welcomes Marcus Chiu, Now Offers Outcall Appointments

March 19th, 2015

Eastlake Massage is proud to welcome a new member to our team, Marcus Chiu. Marcus is a dedicated and passionate massage therapist. Marcus not only adds another qualified massage therapist to our staff but he’s also going to accept outcall appointments…

Massage Benefits Man With Bad Heart

February 27th, 2015

“We do not yet have a complete understanding of what happens physiologically during massage or why it works.” — Jerrilyn Cambron, board president of the Massage Therapy Foundation

It’s hard to believe that the medical community has not thoroughly explored the effects of massage. That explains why it’s still not fully embraced by the health care intelligentsia.

Florida’s Massage Therapists At Odds Over New Law

February 9th, 2015

Would you like to see Washington adopt this law? Florida now has a statute that all licensed massage therapists must submit to a criminal background check. If the state discovers that a massage therapist has been convicted, or pleads guilty, to certain felonies, like sexual battery, kidnapping, and lascivious behavior, his or hers license will be suspended…

Olympians Are ‘Rushing’ To The Massage Tables

February 25th, 2014

If you’re like me, the only thing you’ll remember from the Sochi Winter Olympics are those crazy skiers who launched themselves off of jumps backwards and then landed backwards too. Well, that and Bob Costas’ pink eyes. There is however something positive you can take away from the latest Olympic Games and that’s the benefits of being an athlete and getting a massage…

Massage Helps Fight Symptoms of SAD

February 7th, 2014

For many, the winter months are all about staying warm and trying not to travel in inclement weather. That usually means we hunker down in our homes and hibernate.  There’s nothing wrong with that along as you remember that you and your body need one crucial ingredient to stay healthy. It’s an ingredient many overlook when it comes to wellness. I’m of course talking about natural light…

Massage, Human Touch Is Good For Your Health

December 5th, 2013

In the last couple of years, massage has been the recipient of several positive studies. Every month or so we learn about new research that affirms the long term benefits of massage therapy. Prior to this renaissance, everyone knew a massage made you feel good but few realized that the therapy greatly contributed to one’s long term wellness…

Inflammation Treatment: Ice Is Not Always Nice

November 16th, 2013

According to Joshua J. Stone, using ice to subdue swelling, also known by the super cool name “cryoptherapy,” is an overused treatment method when it comes to athletic injuries. In his article “Why Ice and Anti-inflammatory Medication is NOT the Answer…”

Python Massage Scares Customers Into Feeling Better

October 31st, 2013

Many people who’ve never had a massage think it’s scary. They shutter at the thought of a stranger touching, rubbing, and kneading them. I wonder if those people would be still be frightened if instead of a stranger rubbing their back it was a python. Yes, a real-life…

Foot Reflexology

April 30th, 2013

Lots of people have been asking me about this recently.  Here is a good explanation of what and why.  Foot reflexology is one of the oldest treatments in traditional Chinese medicine, and has been one of the most effective methods of Eastern pain relief to date.  Foot reflexology is a form of foot massage that [...]