Free mammograms around North Texas

Thanks to WFAA here in DFW, some lists were put together of some facilities providing mammograms for free in and around the N Texas area– Click the links below to see if there is a facility near you: Free Mammograms in June Free Mammograms in July  

Got tea?

Are you a tea drinker? Or do you prefer coffee? After learning about some of the health benefits of drinking tea over coffee, you might just change your mind and skip the morning cup o’ joe… Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss; lower cholesterol; […]

Trump Anxiety — a new stressor?

  Marriage, children, career, finances — now a new source of stress has emerged recently: “Trump Anxiety” has been added to the list of complaints that clients have cited as reasons to see their therapist, according to an article in the Washington Post. An excerpt: Amanda Long, an Arlington, Va., massage therapist, has grown accustomed […]

Neuromuscular Therapy?

  What is Neuromuscular Therapy? Neuromuscular therapy is a system of soft tissue massage techniques that were developed in the 1930’s by Dr. Stanley Lief in England. This type of therapy aims to balance the central nervous system with the musculoskeletal system and to correct any disorders brought about as a result of any imbalances […]

Sciatica or piriformis-syndrome?

Have you ever thought you were or know someone else who thought they were dealing with Sciatica? People often blame their leg pain on sciatica, but oftentimes the issue is caused by a muscle in their hip called the piriformis muscle. If the pain does not go all the way down to the toes, it […]

Five things you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease

Eat well-balanced meals that are low in fat and cholesterol and include several daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Engage in at least 30 minutes of a moderate-intensity activity such as brisk walking or dancing at least five days a week. If you need to, divide the period into shorter timeframes of at least 10 […]

Kimberly finished her Oncology Training!!

We are proud to announce that after nearly 3 years of comprehensive training, Kimberly is now one of only 60 people in the world to obtain Certification in Oncology Massage! Throughout her training, not only did she learn how massage can benefit cancer patients and cancer survivors, she also learned about some of the thoughts, […]

Migraine Miracle-Cold Stone Therapy

  Kimberly has recently completed her training using cold stones to treat migraine headaches. Migraine Miracle professional treatments can help stop migraines in their tracks, and prevent future headaches with regular scheduled appointments. A perfect solution for a natural approach to managing headaches. If you or someone you know suffers from migraine headaches, give us […]

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New research suggests massage therapy as powerful tool for pain relief

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 […]

Arthritis Drugs May Increase Shingles Risk

  A study has shown that people with rheumatoid arthritis who take certain drugs that block an inflammatory protein called Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha, or TNF-alpha, have an increased risk of developing the painful, blistering skin rash called shingles, which is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Though other studies have linked an […]

R2R

    Just got back from volunteering in Fort Worth for Ride2Recovery, a group of veterans from all over the US-sometime physically challenged or injured. It was such a blessing and honor to support our troops by giving the gift of touch through massage therapy; providing stress relieving/sports massage to them while stopping for rest […]

Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba pertains to one of the oldest tree species that are still among us. It is able to survive up to 1000 years and can reach the amazing height of 390 feet (120 meters). The Gingko Biloba tree features some unusual characteristics too: short branches, fan-shaped leaves, inedible fruits, and a strong produced odor. […]

Therapy and appropriate exercise can help improve mobility and reduce pain

Osteoarthritis, or wear and tear of the joint cartilage, affects us all as we age. It most commonly may start to cause pain in our 50s, but some people are affected more than others. Factors contributing to osteoarthritis include genetic predisposition, past traumas, excessive or insufficient physical activity, being overweight, smoking, poor diet or metabolic […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

                Wishing you a blessing-filled and prosperous 2013!

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

  A new year is right around the corner and that means a new list of – in far too many cases – the same old New Year’s resolutions. Every year at around this time, millions of people around the world resolve to improve their lives beginning Jan. 1 – and for most, their resolutions […]

Merry Christmas!

Tea Time

  Recent studies praising the many health benefits of tea – reduced rates of heart attack, stroke, diabetes and some cancers – have increased its popularity and consumption. Additional research now suggests tea can help focus a scattered mind. Much of the current research has examined the healthful properties of tea: antioxidants, flavonols, catechins and […]

Ten Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

When it comes to nutrition, size often doesn’t matter! The goodness and bounty of nature usually comes packed in all forms, sizes and tastes. All you need is the knack to trace nutrition and utilize it for your maximum benefit.   Brassica oleracea or the minuscule, humble Brussels Sprouts are very small, oval shaped vegetables made up of layers […]