What You Get With Your Integrative Massage Session

These are not your typical massage sessions.Integrative Massage Sessions are designed for folks who are feeling weighed down by stress or pain and want to feel free in their body again. Personalized for you At Restoring Balance, you receive so much more from your session beyond your time on the massage table. Two parts Massage … Continue reading What You Get With Your Integrative Massage Session

Massage Myth #3: You can’t get a massage while breastfeeding.

Welcome to myth #3 on our reasons-you-can't-get-a-massage-myth series.  Be sure to check out Myth #1 here and Myth #2 here. Myth #3: You can’t get a massage while breastfeeding. This myth is so insidious, because nobody needs a massage more than postpartum parents. The idea behind this misunderstanding is the belief that massage somehow squeezes toxins … Continue reading Massage Myth #3: You can’t get a massage while breastfeeding.

Why is My Massage Therapist Always Telling Me to Drink So Much Water?

If you've ever gotten a massage, chances are good your massage therapist has told you that you should drink a lot of water afterward. Many believe that deep tissue massage releases toxins from your muscles and that water is needed to flush it out. Let's start there. What toxins are we taking about here? Toxins … Continue reading Why is My Massage Therapist Always Telling Me to Drink So Much Water?

Massage Myth #1: You can’t get a massage during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Contraindication is a long word with a simple meaning: a reason you shouldn’t receive a particular treatment, such as a massage. There are local contraindications—things like a small wound—that shouldn’t be massaged directly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get a perfectly good massage on other parts of your body. Then there are general … Continue reading Massage Myth #1: You can’t get a massage during the first trimester of pregnancy.