determining massage technique needs

Determining Massage Technique Based on Needs, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on how to choose the best massage therapy format to meet your needs. There are several specific massage therapy techniques out there, each with different benefits and … Read More

determining massage format needs

Determining Massage Technique Based on Needs, Part 1

At Body Balance Massage and Float, we’re proud to provide a huge variety of massage therapy formats to our clients. From cupping therapy to deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, sports massage and many others, we have massage therapists well-versed in numerous … Read More

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Mechanical and Relaxation Responses to Massage Therapy, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics involved in the way the body responds to massage therapy. Massage elicits multiple bodily responses from those who receive it, including both mechanical and relaxation responses, … Read More

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Mechanical and Relaxation Responses to Massage Therapy, Part 1

As many who have undergone a massage in the past are well aware, massage therapy offers several distinct benefits to the body, from relaxation to pain relief and many others. Fewer, though, know the mechanical bodily responses that allow massage … Read More

finding great massage therapist

Approaches for Finding a Great Massage Therapist, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the factors you should be considering as you search for an ideal massage therapist. Whether you’re new to massage therapy and hoping to learn more about the … Read More

finding great massage therapist

Approaches for Finding a Great Massage Therapist, Part 1

For those who have limited experience with massage therapy but are looking to learn more about it and potentially benefit from it, finding an ideal massage therapist is one of the first steps to take. A quality massage therapist will … Read More

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Workplace Stretches to Complement Massage Therapy, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basic themes and bodily areas to consider when it comes to workplace stretches. For those who struggle with aches and pains due to long hours spent at a … Read More

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Workplace Stretches to Complement Massage Therapy, Part 1

There are many groups of people who tend to benefit in specific ways from massage therapy services, and one large such group is those who work desk jobs that require long periods of sitting and inaction during the day. Such … Read More

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Massage and Other Natural Sleep Improvement Methods

If you’re like millions of other Americans in a similar position, you might struggle with sleep in one way or another. Whether it’s falling asleep, staying asleep or even the quality of the sleep in question, there are numerous different … Read More

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How Float Therapy Benefits Those With Eating Disorders

There are numerous mental health-related areas where float therapy has shown real positive impact for many people, and one such area is various eating disorders. Many major eating disorders have a direct connection with mental health areas like anxiety, OCD … Read More