There’s no denying the power of bodywork. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we seek it out (a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.
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I integrate the best of all the modalities I’ve studied to create a massage with you in mind. I offer as many spa like qualities to make your massage not only productive but relaxing as possible. I love working with all ages and stages of life and am able to deal with any limitation or special need you may have.
Are just a few of the types of massage modalities I draw upon to create a customized massage with you in mind!
Headache symptoms for tension-type headaches usually include:
Migraine pain is usually described as:
Sinus headaches can range from annoying to severe people report feelings of:
When the pain medication wears off, you may experience a withdrawal reaction, prompting you to take more medication, which only leads to another headache and the desire to take more medication. And so the cycle continues until you start to suffer from chronic daily headaches with more severe headache pain and more frequent headaches.
Shoulder pain is defined as any type of pain that occurs in or around the shoulder.
The pain may originate is any number of areas in the shoulder, such as the;
Usually, shoulder pain is more intense when the arm or shoulder is in movement or being used for a task or activity.
Shoulder pain comes in many forms. The pain may be a shooting pain or an aching pain. In addition, shoulder pain may be accompanied by a number of other symptoms depending on the cause of the condition.
Possible symptoms which may be associated with shoulder pain include:
Most cases are believed to be due to a sprain or strain in the muscles and soft tissues of the back.
Repetitive stress or repeat activity of any of the muscles of the back can lead to an injured or torn ligament in the back which in turn leads to pain.
An injury can also occur to one of the intervertebral discs (disc tear, disc herniation).
Due to aging, discs begin to diminish and shrink in size, resulting in vertebrae and facet joints rubbing against one another.
Ligament and joint functionality also diminishes as one ages, leading to spondylolisthesis, which causes the vertebrae to move much more than they should.
Pain is also generated through lumbar spinal stenosis, sciatica and scoliosis. At the lowest end of the spine, some patients may have tailbone pain (also called coccyx pain or coccydynia).
Others may have pain from their sacroiliac joint, where the spinal column attaches to the pelvis, called sacroiliac joint dysfunction which may be responsible for 22.6% of low back pain.
Physical causes may include: