At Therapeutic Kneads, we offer many different types of massage therapy, all of which have unique benefits. However, we also offer some alternatives to massage therapy, such as acupuncture. Acupuncture is one of the oldest practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is founded on the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the … Continue reading What is Acupuncture?
You may be aware of the numerous massage therapy services we provide at Therapeutic Kneads. However, if you are looking to try something new, we offer some alternatives to massage therapy as well. One of those alternatives is chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic adjustment has many benefits for patients suffering with spinal pain or for anyone looking … Continue reading Beyond Massage: Chiropractic Adjustment
If water is second only to air in importance for life and we can only survive a few days without water, why is it that most don’t like to drink it? Consider these facts; 60-75% of total body weight is water Lungs are comprised of 90% water, the brain is 76% water, and bones are … Continue reading Water to the Wise
If your “stressometer” is at a boiling point, you have nowhere to go but down….calmed down, that is. Cortisol is the hormone that is created by the Adrenal Glands (literally sitting on your kidneys) that gets the party started for your body to get into action. Getting Ready for the “party” Kick it into high … Continue reading Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go
The romance between you and your pillow is over. Cervical pillows can be a natural, drug-free way to relieve pain. They accomplish this by supporting your neck in a neutral position and supporting your posture to alleviate headaches and neck strains due to stress, trauma, and arthritic conditions. The proper pillow can eliminate tingling and … Continue reading Pillow Talk
Top Reasons for Regular Massages 1. Regular Massage Relieves the Effects of Stress • decreases the negative health responses related to chronic stress • decreases Cortisol and Insulin levels • stress-reducing hormones calm the nervous system to decrease heart rate and breathing, relax muscles and improve digestion • increases endorphins that stop the transmission of … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Receive Regular Massage Therapy
Invariably, over 90% of all clients ask us for deep tissue massage. In other words, they want to feel like they received some benefit from the massage and not like someone just slathered oil on them. We get it! It feels good to be “kneaded”. But is it appropriate for every situation? What exactly is … Continue reading The Deep Tissue Issue