Month: March 2016

Muscle Cramps, Charley Horses, or Spasms: Here’s how to beat them.

Just about everyone has experienced a muscle cramp or Charley horse. If you have, you probably still remember the sudden tight and intense pain caused by a muscle locked in a spasm. It can happen while you sit, walk, lift weights, or even sleep. Sometimes the slightest movement that shortens a muscle can trigger a …

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Under too much pressure? Why deep tissue massage should not be painful.

It is a common misconception that a “deep tissue” is just a massage done with firm pressure. Many also believe that deep tissue is not beneficial unless it’s painful and produces post-massage soreness. However the “No pain, No gain” mentality doesn’t translate into the world of massage therapy. There’s rarely justification for an extremely painful …

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