It’s always one of the first questions we get from new clients: “what’s a Swedish massage?” Many people come to massage therapy for pain relief, but aren’t certain which approach will work best for them. From deep tissue to neuromuscular, it can be tough for newcomers to understand the differences. Let’s clear the air and examine the ins-and-outs of Swedish massage and how it can benefit you. So, What’s A Swedish Massage? Swedish massage is a light pressure massage technique…
While massage therapy can benefit people from all walks of life, those suffering from chronic pain usually require a more individualized and unique therapeutic approach. Sometimes your pain problems may be too chronic for swedish massage therapy or too centralized for deep tissue massage. If your pain is too severe for traditional forms of therapeutic massage, then you might benefit greatly from t-bar massage. What is T-Bar Massage and How Can it Benefit Me? It’s estimated that nearly 20 million…
The journey of pregnancy can often be an arduous one. Everything you do is impacted by your baby for 9 months, including how you do your work, what you eat, and how your take care of yourself. You’re doing all that you can to ensure the health of your future child, but you’re most likely missing out on the huge health benefits of prenatal massage. Pregnancy massage in Denver can improve the well-being of your fetus and, within a few…
Are you an avid athlete constantly challenging yourself physically? Do you enjoy exercising regularly, but find yourself experiencing recurring injuries? Or are you preparing for a major test of your physical abilities and need some support? A sports massage in Denver could greatly benefit your athleticism, improve your abilities for your competition, and reduce your risk of injury. Sports massage — one of the specialty massage therapies that we offer in our downtown Denver office — is an effective therapeutic…
Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care. It’s estimated that roughly 20% of U.S. adults (50 million) have suffered or are suffering from chronic pain, which can greatly limit experiences throughout our lives. Those that suffer have sought out relief from this pain from a great variety of approaches (e.g., traditional medication, chiropractic services, stretching, etc.), but in a great number of cases the pain does not go away. If you suffer from chronic…
What is Craniosacral Therapy? Craniosacral Therapy, or CST, is an alternative form of massage which utilizes a gentle hands-on, non-invasive approach in order to manipulate and release tension in the bones of the head, spinal column, and sacrum. Craniosacral Therapy primarily addresses asymmetry in the fluid and membranes that protect the spinal cord and brain, while simultaneously relieving pain and dysfunction to improve whole-body health and performance. Originally pioneered and developed by Osteopathic Physician John E. Upledger while at Michigan…
There are a number of different types of massage therapy, each playing an essential role in someone’s healing. If you have never gotten a massage before or you are experiencing a type of pain or problem that is new, you may struggle to determine what kind of massage is best for you. In any case, your massage therapist can help you determine the best type of therapy to suit your needs, but we want to share with you some of…
The holiday season is in full swing, the days are getting shorter, the to-do list is getting longer, and the year is about to come to an end. If the end of year stress is getting to you, don’t fret. A massage in downtown Denver is exactly what Santa Claus has in order for you. Let’s talk about some of the benefits of regular massage therapy and how you can schedule appointments that are convenient for you. Why You Need…
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