5 Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

While pregnant, women undergo many physical and emotional changes and massage is proven to help reduce symptoms and pain associated with pregnancy. Here are a few of the benefits to receiving pregnancy massage.* 1. Help with stress, anxiety or depression According to the American Pregnancy Association, hormone levels associated with relaxation and stress are altered […]

Self Care September: Add Massage Therapy to Your Routine

Self Care: (Noun) the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress. Does this seem like a foreign concept to you? Many of us have a lot on our plates and put the needs of others before our own. If you need a reminder […]

How Massage Can Help Reduce Arthritis Pain

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a painful condition that can cause inflammation and swelling causing pain in the joints. If you have arthritis, you may suffer from some of these symptoms in addition to others: Pain Difficulty exercising Limited mobility Stiffness Swelling Redness Decreased range of motion If you are suffering from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis […]

Massage Therapy: Not Just for Relaxing

  Nothing beats the healing power of touch. Massage can be a great way to relax, de-stress and unwind. It certainly can be a splurge for someone special or a treat during a resort-vacation. However, massage is more than just a luxury for relaxation. It can be a very effective way to manage chronic pain […]

Massage Therapy For Athletes

    Sports massage is a specific type of massage that can be used by athletes or those that exercise frequently and intensively, to alleviate muscle pain and improve athletic performance. Many professional athletes utilize the help of massage therapists in recovering from sports related injury or pain. It is common for sports teams to employ massage […]

Six Reasons To Get A Massage This Fall

              Fall is the perfect time to relax a bit after a busy summer, and start to school. Here are six reasons why you should schedule a massage this fall. You’ve Been Extremely Active All of your summer activities like running, swimming, hiking, kayaking and even the family road […]

Post Car Accident Massage

              After a car accident, getting a massage is one of  the best ways to kick start your recovery process. Not only will it help to reduce pain, it can aid in your mental health through the release of dopamine. Here are five benefits to receiving a massage after […]

A Runner’s Guide to Sports Massages

              Here’s what you need to know if you are a runner and are considering getting a sports massage. Timing is everything when booking your massage. Book your first appointment either a few weeks before your race or the day after. If you’ve had a sports massage before you […]

The Gift of a Massage for Mom

Mother’s Day is around the corner and you may be thinking of what to gift your amazing mother. Giving Mom the gift of a pampering massage is a great idea. Mom’s can all benefit from massage. For a Mom that is pregnant, massage can help with pain and energy. For a working Mom, she will […]

Bruce Corns Speaking about Massage Therapy

Bruce Corns, owner of Northwest Therapeutic Massage spoke to a group of business professionals at BNI Northwest about the benefits of massage therapy. Massage can be a great method of stress and pain relief. Business owners can benefit greatly from massage therapy. Bruce shared about the benefits of massage including lowering blood pressure, sports therapy. […]