Sharon Corners Shopping Center
4722 Sharon Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
p. (704) 556-2006
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Massage therapy is about more than relaxation, says Pat Collins, a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and licensed massage therapist in Johnson City, N.Y.
Arthritis can be an extremely uncomfortable and painful condition with the physical pain oftentimes leading to mental stress. Massage is a wonderful supplemental treatment that can be used to help manage arthritis pain and the reactionary body-stress that accompanies it. Through the calming effect of massage, it is possible to reduce feelings of tension and sore inflamed joints typical in arthritis sufferers.
The last several decades have witnessed a dramatic rise in the level of athletic performance. Advances in training and conditioning techniques are allowing the human body to become a finely tuned machine. The limits of speed, endurance and strength are pushed every day and each year brings new world records. The leap in performance can be attributed to any number of key factors:
- improved equipment;
- enhanced understanding of how nutrition fuels the body;
- enlightened attitudes about psychological aspects of competition;
- scientific advances in the study of body structure and function.
Pain can negatively affect a person's quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Recent research compiled by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) suggests that massage can be a helpful pain management strategy for manually controlling symptoms in people suffering metastatic cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, among other illnesses, as well as post-cardiac surgery pain.
Massage therapy can lower blood pressure, help prevent colds, enhance skin tone and more, according to an expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
As a typically overlooked area in today’s busy world, foot massage has a rich history of practice. Did you know that there are over 7,000 nerves in the feet? With a multitude of benefits, besides being extremely pleasurable and a powerful tool to increase body/stress relief, here are several advantages that may encourage you to book a foot massage with your local professional...
As regular readers of our blog know, the research continues to pour in showing the health benefits of massage. The AMTA recently published an article discussing the positive impact of massage on pre-term infants, those with high blood pressure, cancer patients and more.Read the full article here.
Regular readers of our blog know that the evidence from research about the benefits fo regular massage continues to grow month by month. A recent study published in medical journal covering treatments that provide supportive care to patients with cancer found that twice weekly massage for 4 weeks dramatically reduced signs of illness-related distress to levels associated with...
Researchers at Yale University recently published a study showing that stress can actually causes physical changes in the structure of the brain and how it functions. It's one more piece of evidence showing that stress is an underlying cause for many different diseases and health conditions.Fortunately, research also continues to show that massage is a great way to relieve stress...