We all know it’s important to drink water every day, but did you know it’s even more important to drink water post your massage? We don’t just say it for fun.
Massage has been associated with rehabilitation and sports performance for many years (2). Sports massage has been suggested as a means to help prepare an athlete for competition, as a tool to enhance performance, as a treatment approach to help the athlete recover, and as a manual therapy intervention for sports-related injuries (1). In sport performance benefits can be divided into four categories Biomechanical, Physiological, Neurological and Psychological
Remedial Massage on its own has many benefits. However, when you combine massage with Chiropractic care there are many health benefits. We are fortunate at Catalyst Health and Wellness Group that we have other Health Professionals to help you in your health journey. Receiving a massage anytime is a beneficial for your health but it is also beneficial pre or post a chiropractic adjustment; combining massage therapy with chiropractic care can help healing.
Our feet do a lot of work yet they are an area of the body that is often neglected. Foot massage is a relaxing way to pamper your feet however there are also many unexpected benefits of foot massage. These can benefit your overall health as well as the health of your feet.
Shoulder pain has many different causes. The pain may occur in the joint itself or the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the shoulder. Shoulder pain can be associated with restricted joint range of motion and loss of muscle strength (3). Massage therapy has become a widely accepted treatment for shoulder pain (1). Massage therapy is usually viewed as an adjunctive therapy to prepare for mobilisation (1).
Sciatica is pain originating in the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down the back of your legs (5).
Massage is one of the oldest therapies in the world. There is documentation of its use in second century B.C in China, India and Egypt. Even Hippocrates defined medicine as “the art of rubbing” (3).
What is Osteoarthritis?
Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic condition of the joints, OA can affect any joint, but it occurs most often in knees, hips, lower back and neck,. (1)
Your feet are the foundation of the body. They touch the ground first when you are standing, walking and running. Philosopher Socrates once said: “To him whose feet hurt everything hurts.” For anyone who has suffered from foot pain they would no doubt agree. The causes of foot pain are varied. The 3 most common reasons clients present to a Massage Therapists are, Planter Fasciitis, Tendinitis and Heal Pain