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Massage and Hydration

Drinking water after a massage is often recommended by massage therapists and other health care professionals, for a variety of reasons.  The body benefits from proper hydration and consuming water will help the kidneys and other organs process the various substances which travel through the human body on a regular basis. Drinking water prior to…

Some Small Businesses I Recommend

I have lived in Sacramento for the past fifteen years.  I LOVE to support fellow small businesses, having had my own business for 12 years.  Here is a partial listing of businesses I highly recommend.   If you do decide to utilize any of these businesses, please mention my name. http://www.alainntu.com – Heather Ramsey, Aesthetician (Facials…

Ten Tips to Make the Most of Your Massage

So somebody’s given you a gift certificate for a massage. You’ve never experienced one before, and are unsure yet if this is one of those gifts you’re supposed to appreciate because “it’s the thought that counts,” as they say.  You know getting this massage will involve making an appointment and being somewhere at a specific…

How Often Should I Get A Massage?

A common question I get asked after seeing a new client is, “How often should I get a massage?” Here are my general guidelines for massage treatment frequency: *Please note, this is a generic guide and would be adapted for each individual scenario.* Relaxation – Most say once a month for 60 minutes is sufficient,…

Tips for Relieving Your Chronic or Recurring Back Pain

  http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/recurring-pain-11/slideshow-relieving-back-pain I would add to the following for management of your back pain:  Salonpas Hot Capsicum Patches, Hot Water Bottle (Fomentek), Epsom Salt Baths      

15 Min Back Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

Ready to RID YOURSELF OF BACK PAIN???? Develop a habit to strengthen your back to alleviate your back pain by committing to performing back exercises at least 3-5 times per week. How do I stick to developing a habit?  Seven Steps to Developing a New Habit http://www.briantracy.com/blog/personal-success/seven-steps-to-developing-a-new-habit/  Back exercises in 15 minutes http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/back-pain/LB00001_D   Have…

Low Back Pain

One of the many conditions clients see me regularly for is low back pain.   My next few posts will address this issue. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/ss/slideshow-low-back-pain-overview

Welcome to the Vssage Blog!

Today marks the launch of my Vssage Blog, and I couldn’t be more excited. Very soon, I will have regular massage related posts that I hope interest you.  You’ll see things like videos of stretches for different body parts, articles about different modalities/health and nutrition, etc. I will regularly be posting my some of my…