ice is good medicine! Here’s how to use ice for muscle pain relief.
Lots of folks think heat feels better (including me) but sometimes (lots of times) ice is the way to go.
And, I also think ice feels great. Sometimes a bit uncomfortable but it has such a nice numbing effect!
Using ice as a natural pain relief aid is so nice; you don’t have to worry about nasty side effects or anything. That’s another reason to love cold therapy.
But do be sure Continue reading
Muscle aches and pain? Except in emergencies, I always recommend the most natural, least invasive ways to feel better. And very often that means I am recommending massage therapy.
I LOVE massage!
There is no better medicine and it is all 100% natural! Over the years I have had many clients who said they didn’t want the drugs or the surgery; they wanted natural pain relief. They wisely chose massage.
Massage therapy doesn’t have a full paragraph of side effects like almost every medicine does. And it doesn’t leave a bad Continue reading
Can massage provide “pain relief” or is it just another type of “pain management”? It depends.
Bodies are really logical. They are smart. They were designed to function in certain ways.
When we give them what they want and need they can heal and be well. Sometimes what they need includes some muscle therapy.
What’s “muscle therapy”?
Sometimes it is massage therapy. Sometimes stretching and strengthening. Sometimes Continue reading
Why do I believe so strongly in the power of massage for pain relief?
1. Because it works. I have seen it work over and over. IF…the therapist knows where to work, the causes of your pain, and can help you correct your posture. Some do, some can’t; it depends on their training, personality and more.
2. Because massage is OLD medicine! It’s been around forever.
3. Because it’s all natural.
You may have some tenderness or even bruising after a session of working on tight muscles. That’s because Continue reading