massage therapy

Gluteal Amnesia – Your Butt Is Why Your Back Hurts

Our increasingly sedentary lifestyles are leading to what experts are calling “Gluteal Amnesia.”   While new technologies, automation and robotics result in productivity gains, they often create jobs that are less active and more sedentary.  Sitting has become the new smoking. Gluteal Amnesia is when the gluteal muscles (primarily your butt muscles) no longer function Read More

Bodyworks Plymouth Massage Therapy Reduces Stress

Feel Better With Tension Relief People who are under extra stress frequently experience increased muscle pain and tension. Massage therapists are specially trained to use a variety of techniques and gentle stretching to relax muscle tension and release knots in the muscles.  Depending on the condition the therapist may use Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Reiki (a Read More

Massage – The Perfect Valentine’s Present

  Our Favorite Gifts “Our favorite gifts are the ones that allow us to express emotion and make us feel special,” said gift expert and author of The Perfect Present, Robyn Spizman. “They are personal expressions of our feelings for each other.” One survey found that 46 percent of the respondents said that they think Read More

Relaxation Through Massage and Other Means Impacts Heart Health

February is heart month Massage is a caring gift that fits most people’s values and budgets. It’s heart month! It is a good time to remind everyone about the seriousness of heart disease and its prevention. Relaxation and heart health  A range of techniques including massage, relaxing music, guided relaxation, meditation, conscious breathing and yoga Read More

Massage Therapy to Prevent Injuries In The Yard and Garden

With the coming of winter, comes numerous outside chores.  When you go outside, it may be for vigorous activities like harvesting your garden, raking leaves, pruning or soon to come, shoveling snow. To help prevent soreness and injury, make sure your muscles are warm. Wear layers and start your activities slowly, gradually stepping up the pace but being careful Read More