It’s the day after your massage and you wake up with muscles feeling a little sore and you’re a little more tired than usual. Even though it may be confusing, know that it is perfectly normal for your body to feel a little sore the day after a massage. For your muscles, getting a massage is similar to experiencing a strenuous workout. They got stretched and manipulated during the session. Be sure to let your massage therapist know before your next appointment. If the pressure feels more like pain than therapeutic, be sure to speak up.
Your mental health is how you feel, think and behave in daily life. It’s important to take care of yourself and there are many ways you can improve your mental health on your own. In honor of World Mental Health Day, we’re sharing with you 10 ways to look after your mental health.
Tired of waking up tired? It’s time to take back your mornings. A good night’s sleep is just as important as healthy eating and exercise. It should be an essential part of your wellness routine. We all want to get more sleep, but sometimes, we don’t know how. We’re here to help! Here are 6 tips that can help you catch more ZZZs.
A massage is such an incredible experience, you probably want to share it with someone you love. At Elements Massage, we offer a couples massage room, for both of you. So, why should you share this relaxing experience with your better half?
Sometimes we have days that are so busy, it feels like we don’t even have time to think. Everyone wants to feel better and be healthier, but it’s hard when you’re running around all day. You’re never too busy to put your health and wellness first. Here are a few tips you can incorporate into your hectic schedule to maintain wellness.
If you have ever had a massage, chances are you have experienced some form of Swedish massage. It is the most popular massage performed today. This technique is a full-body experience that is designed to relax and rejuvenate. The Swedish modality focuses on relaxation. It is worldly in nature, as it combines many different practices to create a massage experience that is very therapeutic and relaxing.
Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury, as well as one of the most common kinds of foot pain, found prominently among runners between the ages of 40 and 60. This stabbing sensation that feels like walking on push pins makes it very painful for those who are afflicted. We sat down with our Chief Wellness Officer, Eric Stephenson to find out more about plantar fasciitis.
Today is the day! You’re ready for your massage.. But it's your first time and you aren’t sure what to expect. What do you wear? Do you have to talk? How do you prepare? What should you expect? In order to get the best, most relaxing experience, we’re answering all your questions. Here’s how the experience will go down:
Choosing from a menu of massages can be overwhelming. Which one do you pick? What will work best for you? Each massage focuses on different healing approaches. Here are a few options and reasons to choose each.