Shop Local for Holiday Gifts: Champaign

Restoring Balance Massage Therapy is locally owned and operated. We love being a tiny business located  in Downtown Champaign. And while we think Massage makes a great gift, we know it's not perfect for everyone. Shop Small this Holiday You’ve likely noticed it's become trendy to "shop small" or "shop local." When you shop small, … Continue reading Shop Local for Holiday Gifts: Champaign

Free Class with Healthy Tips for After Breast Cancer Surgery

I recently heard about a free class offered at the Mills Breast Cancer Institute. I asked local Physical Therapist,  Kim Mills, to tell us about it. This FREE class is available to ALL pre and post breast surgery patients (not just for Carle patients). Patients are welcome to attend the class before or after their … Continue reading Free Class with Healthy Tips for After Breast Cancer Surgery

Physical Therapy for Cancer Survivors. Ask the Expert.

I frequently suggest folks talk to their doctors about physical therapy, whether they are recovering from injury or experiencing cording in the underarm area or swelling post-cancer treatment (lymphedema).  I interviewed Elizabeth Camp, a Physical Therapist at Carle to find out more about the benefits of physical therapy for cancer survivors.  What is the most common reason cancer … Continue reading Physical Therapy for Cancer Survivors. Ask the Expert.

Is Yoga for Everyone? Ask the Expert.

I'm always recommending yoga or some type of movement to complement your massage care. But we've all seen the photos of the super bendy yogis. That's pretty intimidating!  One of the reasons I love yoga is that anyone can practice it. Anyone, really. I interviewed one of my favorite yoga instructors, Rachel Bass-Guennewig, to tell … Continue reading Is Yoga for Everyone? Ask the Expert.