Did you know that infants (age 2 and under) can receive great benefit from massage? Truthfully, it’s great for everyone at anyone. AND, what’s not to love about a massage? No matter what kind of massage you get, from Swedish massage to deep tissue or even prenatal massage, you will receive mental and physical benefits each time. So why not give your infant a massage? The benefits babies receives from an infant massage are amazing!
By Sean Devine
Hello again EWA followers! I am following up last month’s blog on Upper Cross Syndrome with Lower Cross Syndrome. This condition really affects those people who sit a lot or do more squatting than the average person. Now it helps if you keep in mind on how the muscular system of our bodies works.
I have noticed lately clients asking, “How can I make this feeling last between appointments? How can stop the muscles from tighten so fast?” I have a few key tips to keep in mind between your massage appointments.
Pain – The Ultimate Body Cue By Denise Morris CMT,
We have all suffered from pain; most of us try and avoid it, sometimes to our own detriment. Pain (and it’s precursors) should never be ignored, rather it should guide us. Pain in this sense has a purpose; to keep [Read more…]
Mark Zaranski, Ph.D., L.Ac., Clinic Director-Highland
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By Megan Murphy, CMT
One of the many health benefits of regular massage is a healthy immune system! With the cold and flu season upon us, now is a perfect time to learn how massage can benefit your immune system. Some people seem to sail th [Read more…]
By Laura Zaranski, L.Ac.
Fall corresponds with the “Metal” element, which in turn is conceptually related to the lung and large intestine. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the lung is responsible for respiration and exchange of fluid [Read more…]
By: Liz Kelchak, MSOM, L.Ac
White Flower Analgesic Balm was developed in 1927 by Gan Geog Eng. The fluid was originally made only for private use, but family friends and liked it so much they convinced Mr. Gan to produce it on a commercial basis. H [Read more…]
By Liz Kelchak, M.S.O.M., L.Ac.
Cupping therapy was introduced over 3000 years ago. According to The A
cademy of Classical Oriental Sciences- acos.com; there is a saying in China: “Acupuncture and cupping, more than half of the ills cured.” Zhao Xue Ming, a doctor practicing more than 200 years ago, compiled a book entitled Ben Cong Gang Mu She Yi, in which he describes in detail the history and origin of different kinds of cupping and cup shapes, functions and applications.
By: Kelly Kirles, L.Ac.
While many people have heard that acupuncture can help a woman achieve pregnancy they may not be aware that receiving acupuncture during pregnancy has many benefits!
Acupuncture relieves stress
Stress during pregnancy has been strongly linked to preterm delivery. Many mothers are very anxious about the health of their baby in the womb and are unable to relax. When they are in a state of constant stress the body pumps out the hormones adrenaline and cortisol, our “fight or flight hormones.” These hormones can weaken immunity, disrupt sleep, cause digestive issues and even cause the heart to beat excessively. Stress can also lead to gestational diabetes.