Exercise or Self-Care Tips

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
How to: Stretch Pirformis
Originally posted on Body Poets Massage Therapy:
One of the more commonly tight muscles, the piriformis, can be a real pain in your …. well, you know. But stretching it out regularly will help reduce pain and discomfort in your…

Tue, 03 Oct 2017
Put your best feet forward! Foot health and massage therapy
This post, by Jessica Zatylny-Koch, RPN, RMT explains some of the reasons we experience foot pain; simple and appropriate self-care; and how massage therapy can help increase foot health. Continue reading

Tue, 23 May 2017
Hot or cold?
Originally posted on Body Poets Massage Therapy:
One of the most common questions people ask their massage therapist about any injury is, “Should I use hot or cold on that?” Achy, sore shoulders and neck – use heat Here are four…

Fri, 31 Mar 2017
The effects of stress – and how massage can help
By: Katherine Pugliese, RYT, RMT Katherine is passionate about relieving stress through massage and through self-care, which for her includes writing and drawing Anxiety and depression represent two of the leading health concerns in our society today (Kreitzer, M.J. (2016), “Anxiety and … Continue reading

Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Holding your head high
Originally posted on Body Poets Massage Therapy:
Muscle of the Month: Suboccipitals There are eight tiny muscles that have the huge job of keeping your head up, but they can cause a huge headache too! These are your suboccipital muscles.…