Heading on spring break, or starting to book some summer adventures? While traveling is exciting, and vacations relaxing, sometimes getting where you are going can be a headache! Cramped quarters in cars and planes, stuffy air and germs, and stressful planning can lead to some less than stellar ... Read More about Tips for Travelers from a Massage Therapist
Ski Season and Injury Risk Ski season is in full swing here in beautiful Steamboat Springs. Whether you are a local with a season pass, or in town for a winter vacation, after the first few days hitting the slopes the inevitable soreness and achiness in the muscles and body begins to set in. ... Read More about Benefits of Massage Therapy for Skiers
What is commonly called a muscle knot is really irritation and tangling of the fascia (connective tissue) that surrounds and permeates a muscle. When stressed and dehydrated fascia becomes gel-like and sticks together. This creates adhesions or "knots". These muscle adhesions can occur almost ... Read More about Can a muscle really tie itself into a “knot”?
Several studies have shown that massage during pregnancy can provide many benefits to both the mother and baby. One study at the University of Miami School of Medicine showed the following benefits of prenatal massage; - Lowered anxiety and depression by triggering the brain to decrease ... Read More about Prenatal Massage
With all the fun in Steamboat to participate in, skiing, trail running, horse-back riding you may be having some trouble with your hamstrings. The hamstrings are a group of three muscles located at the posterior or rear thigh. These muscles play a crucial role in a number of Steamboat ... Read More about Massage for Hamstring Strains and Injury Prevention