Author: Rhonda Beckman, Massage Therapist and Reiki Master
Love Your Feet!
Yes, these are my 72 year old feet. I have not always loved them. Actually, I never really paid them much attention unless I had injured them or they needed washing. Then they screamed for my attention and I could no longer ignore them. Now that I am a massage therapist (for 22 years ) […]Read More
Raindrop therapy – What is this?????
Raindrop therapy is a technique of gently dripping (like raindrops) high graded essential oils along the spin. The technique was developed by D. Gary Young, aromatologist and well-known expert on the art and science of aromatherapy. The chosen oils are softly worked into the nuscles of the back dispersing the oils along the nerve pathways. […]Read More
Swedish massage helps with Anxiety disorders (GAD)
Forty-five minutes of Swedish massage twice a week for six weeks, reduced the effects of GAD. A study done by the Massage Therapy Foundation showed a reduction in Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale scores after the twelve treatments. I found this information in the Massage Today publication, 01.2018 RESOURCE Rapaport MH, et, al. “Acute Swedish Massatge […]Read More
The theory of Knots
What exactly are these irritating bumps in our bodies that are so sore at times? They are known as myofascial trigger points, also known as, abnormal areas in the muscle. I’ve been getting lots of questions about what exactly are these things and how do they form, so for those of you who have asked, […]Read More
A term almost all of us have heard of when filling out a skin-care input form. More than 16 million Americans suffer from it and don’t even know it. What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a rash of adulthood. Any adult is at risk, but rosacea is most commonly seen in light-skinned women between the ages of 30 […]Read More