How Exercise Improves Bone Health

It’s a well-known fact that regular exercise improves your overall health, but did you know it can be even more beneficial for those with concerns about bone health? It’s been shown that exercise that puts some stress on the bone can increase bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce fractures even in women who have already been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Now, when we say exercise that puts … Continue reading

How Stress Affects Your Immune System

Stress is almost unavoidable, right? It’s just part of life. Whether you have a demanding job, a family to take care of, a lot of social obligations, a home to keep up with, or anything else in the everyday tasks of life, we’re all exposed to a ton of stress. We know stress isn’t good for us, … Continue reading

Integrating Cupping into Therapeutic Massage

Many people live their lives with stress, systemic disorders, discomfort and pain, and have discovered relief with receiving therapeutic massage. There is another option that is starting to get some notice in the media – Cupping Therapy. We are pleased to announce that cupping therapy can be integrated into your Therapeutic Massage with Danielle Ford. … Continue reading

5 Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep

Did you know that an estimated 40 million people have sleep disorders? The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that almost 30 percent of U.S. adults get 6 hours of sleep or less every night. And even if you’re diligent about getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night that’s necessary for … Continue reading

Benefits of Regular Stretching

While many people may associate stretching with their workouts, loosening up before or cooling down after, it’s actually a very beneficial practice to get into every single day regardless of your workout routine. Whether it’s first thing in the morning, every hour or two throughout your day, or winding down before bed, taking a few … Continue reading

Can A Morning Routine Improve Your Day?

Have you ever felt like you’re jumping out of bed, running through your day to get everything done, yet you never seem to be able to do it all, much less get ahead? Do you ever feel like you’re standing on uneasy ground and can never really get your footing? Most people wake up and take the day as it comes, but having a … Continue reading

Massage and Anxiety

Let’s face it, life can be stressful. There are to-do lists, deadlines to meet, people to take care of…the list goes on and on. While some may handle the pressure just fine, many people struggle with the overwhelm daily, leading to sometimes crippling anxiety. It’s a serious issue and it’s important to know what you’re dealing with, possible solutions, and preventative actions you can take. Here’s some … Continue reading

5 Best Hip Exercises for Runners

It’s that time of year again. Time to work on a healthier lifestyle. For some of you, that may mean just getting started into this whole running lifestyle, and for others, that means training for a 5K, half marathon, or marathon. It takes a lot of hard work and determination to run daily, and it … Continue reading

Creating Balance in your Life

Balance in life is something that we all seek, but many struggle to find. We all wear so many hats; employee, spouse, parent, friend, child, volunteer, the list goes on. While many of these hats bring us immense joy, they also bring us a feeling of stress and failure when we aren’t able to balance it all. All that stress, especially when it’s chronic, can cause negative emotional and physical … Continue reading

Sciatica: Is it Piriformis Syndrome, or your lower back?

When seeking answers for low back, hip, and leg pain, you may have heard the term Sciatica. This condition occurs when the sciatic nerve (the largest nerve in the body) is irritated or inflamed, causing pain, tingling, and/or numbness felt along part or all of the nerve path; most often starting in the low back … Continue reading