Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category

Does Chronic Pain Stop You?

Posted on August 14th, 2018, by relax

The Egoscue Method or Postural Therapy may be the answer to the chronic pain you experience.   The Egoscue Method corrects the postural issues that could be at the root of your ongoing discomfort.  Your body’s design is perfect, but your lifestyle, repetitive activities and past injury history can create limitations.   When you come [...]

Keep Your Health Goals on Track with Mobile Apps

Posted on July 11th, 2013, by relax

Many of us strive to achieve healthy habits in a world that bombards us with many temptations and unhealthy conveniences. When we feel stress in our lives and we are starved for time, we may find it hard to make the best choices in our day.   Why not make your life easier and enlist the help of some [...]

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How Does Massage Benefit Your Muscles After a Race or Training?

Posted on February 14th, 2012, by relax

A scientific study which shows that massage can reduce inflammation and reduce the stress of exercise-induced muscle trauma. Many clients who compete in races and events will ask me when they should receive their massage – pre or post race?  I typicaly respond that it is beneficial at either time or both, but that I, [...]

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Medical QiGong – What is this and how can I benefit?

Posted on December 2nd, 2011, by relax

Medical Qigong is an energy healing modality, based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Many people are familiar with Reiki, and these two modalities have much in common. However, Medical Qigong is more sophisticated in that the practitioner actively but gently manipulates the energy of the client. The results can be dramatic improvement in the health and [...]

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Increase Your Flexibility – Tools for your Success

Posted on October 22nd, 2011, by relax

Stretching to many people, is like eating vegetables.  We know it is good for us but when given a choice – we choose our favorite activity or favorite side dish over what we can benefit from more!   Our mind-set in sports seems to be to “just do it”  And, we continue to be misinformed and uninformed on the proper techniques of [...]

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What is A.R.T. or Active Release Technique?

Posted on October 3rd, 2011, by relax

Sherry Moeser who will be offering Active Release Technique at our office is upper body certified in this technique and is working toward her full body certification.  A.R.T. is a soft tissue and movement based massage technique which was created and patented by a chiropractor and often found in chiropractor offices. With this technique the practitioner applies [...]

Correct Physical Imbalances with Personalized Yoga at Tri Massage

Posted on January 19th, 2011, by relax

Receive Hands-On Instruction to Improve Flexibility and Function Personal Trainer, Kevin Cody of PHASE Fitness Yoga is offering personal instruction tailored to your ability and fitness level at our office beginning January 23rd! Classes will be held on Sundays mornings at 10 am and Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm. These small group sessions are designed to [...]

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Lymphatic System

Posted on May 27th, 2009, by relax

You can think of the lymph system as your secondary circulatory system and part of your immune system.   This parallel pathway which carries lymph fluid initially forms in the connective tissue.  It carries large proteins, pathogens and toxins and transports these and many other components into lymphatic nodes which act as active purification centers.  These lymphatic nodes are important features of our immune [...]

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How does Massage Therapy benefit my marathon training?

Posted on October 7th, 2006, by relax

Are you training for a marathon this fall?  Being a long-distance runner and massage therapist, I can attest to the benefits of regular massage in the preparation of the marathon.  There are different phases of sports massage that benefit the athlete at different times leading up and following the actual event.  I will be addressing the preventative sports massage, [...]

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