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Why Does My Body Feel Worse After a Massage?

This is a great article explaining how massage therapy does create that inflammation response, and can leave you a little sore sometimes, especially after a deep tissue massage. Sometimes you need more than one session, and rushing results can leave you in pain. Massage therapy does not have to hurt to benefit you, so please speak up if something is uncomfortable. We can get the results without the pain during and after your massage by adjusting technique, working slower, and allowing the treatment of a specific issue to take multiple sessions when needed. It’s best to get regular massages, so that your body stays nice and relaxed, and we can work out the tension as it builds. Check out this article for more info on why we might feel sore after a massage the next day.

Article: “Why Does My Body Feel Worse After a Massage?” by Cleveland Clinic


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Addressing Myths About Massage Therapy

This article addresses just five of the many myths about massage therapy. These include the “no pain no gain” misconception, how massage isn’t just for muscles, and that it actually can help migraines! The article explains how different types of massages are effective in their own unique ways. If you aren’t up to date with all of this, you could easily make the mistake of going to a spa and booking a stress relief massage, when you really needed to book a therapeutic style massage to relive a trigger point in your scalenes (neck). Take time to learn the different styles of massage, different massage therapy environments, and shop around for your perfect therapist. Absolutely communicate with your massage therapist, and ensure you’re getting the massage you need. Check out the article about the myths of massage therapy below!

Article: “5 Myths About Massage Therapy” by Cleveland Clinic


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Types of Massage Therapy to Try

There are various massage styles such as Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, Thai massage, Shiatsu, and sports massage. Many of these are excellent for pain management, mobility, stress management, and more. You can find massage therapy in local spas, resort spas, chiropractic offices, hospitals, or you could have a mobile massage therapist travel to your home or work. It’s a good idea to book a monthly massage for maintenance. Depending on your career and how much you ask of your body, you may even do weekly or bi-weekly massages. Don’t feel guilty for taking care of your body, you only get one! So, treat it with love. Check out this article on the various styles of massage therapy!

Article: “Types of Massage Therapy to Try” by Cleveland Clinic