Some of us recall the song 'Dem Bones' by American songwriter James Weldon Johnson, with lyrics 'the shin bone is connected to the knee bone' and so on up and down the body. While he wrote it as a spiritual anthem to the Almighty, it always reminds me how the interconnection of the body's sections … Continue reading Back Pain Can Start With Your Feet
Each year we ask our guests what they would appreciate most getting as a thoughtful gift on any occasion. This one is for Valentine's Day (which we believe should be every day) and consider us when thinking of that special friend or lover in your life! You can give also a gift certificate so they … Continue reading Our Valentine’s Top 5 Ideas
Have you noticed when the temperature drops or rains start, that we feel the knocks and pains of our body more? It is natural. As the temperature drops, especially when it rains or snows, our muscles tighten putting more pressure on limbs, joints and anywhere we sometimes experience pain. Our Reach Therapy massage aims loosens … Continue reading Colder Weather Blues
Every activity we do, even sitting, affects the tension of muscles and ligaments in our body. Sit too long at a desk, hunch over a computer, and you will soon develop ‘Desk Curve’. (see the diagram to the side, on the 'evolution' of posture). Run 5 or 10 k every other day, skate, play soccer, … Continue reading Reach Treatment-for A Better Life
A few days ago, we were approached by a lady who asked, since we are a social venture, would we be open to discounting or giving away a massage to someone who could really use it, but could not afford even our low prices. I loved the directness and sincerity of her request. For sure … Continue reading Help A Friend A Week-A Reach Massage Giveaway
Sure, it can help you relax. But massage can do much more than that. Here are six healthy reasons to book an appointment By Katharine Watts It counteracts all that sitting you do “Most individuals are dealing with some kind of postural stress,” says Aaron Tanason, registered massage therapist, kinesiologist and owner at Paleolife Massage … Continue reading Six Surprising Health Benefits of Massage
If you answered yes, and if reading this you likely must, then this is something you can think about. We find many people that use computers for work or fun start to wear in a few key areas. Everyone knows carpal tunnel syndrome. That pain in your forearms and wrists that renders you nearly screaming … Continue reading Use a Computer or Smartphone?