16JUL, 2021Neck pain is a very common problem, and if you're suffering from it, know that you don't have to. We specialize in eliminating neck pain at the source. The muscles in the neck support your head and keep it upright. First, there are four major muscle...
2AUG, 2021Learn about Whiplash, and how bodywork & massage are an excellent way to sustainably treat your symptoms. Drove on the highway and got hit from behind? Did your neck start throbbing in pain as soon as it happened? You might have experienced whiplash....
1AUG, 2021A trigger point is a localized spasm or knot in the muscle fiber which, if compressed, may cause pain that is referred to other parts of the body. A massage therapist focuses on pressure points in the muscle and along these tendons to relieve pain....
Massages can make you feel good and better. People who do massages are able to work out tightness and knots that your hands might not be able to. So experts recommend having a massage once a week.
A type of massage therapy, deep tissue massage involves applying firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles).
Rotator cuff injuries are common, and bodwork can help to fix them!
6JUNE, 2021Jame is the newest member of the True Balance Team! Welcome James to the team! James practices pain relief massage, neuromuscular therapy and deep tissue massage. His work is the perfect blend of stress reducing massage, and skilled advanced...
Sciatic pain can be a debilitating condition, and can interfere with everything you do. Pain relief massage helps you get your life back!
With plantar fasciitis, you’ll start your day off on the wrong foot. Massage can eliminate symptoms for good!
Frozen shoulder and massage
Gua Sha is an ancient therapy in which a trained practitioner uses a smooth-edged tool to scrape skin and connective tissue. This movement creates small rash-like red dots under the skin called petichiae.
This modality is a perfect addition to pain-relief bodywork and massage.
You may think sports massage is just for elite athletes. But it’s for you, too!
Grandma always said, “Gettin’ old ain’t for sissies!” but that doesn’t mean back pain is inevitable as we get older.
Most people maintain a regular work schedule of 8 hours, or frequently, even more, and suffer physically for it.
Have you ever had a great massage, then found even the same day, that you felt you were right back to where you started? Just as much pain, just as much flexibility, it’s almost as if the massage never even happened!
Every system in your body is connected with every other system. When your posture is out of alignment, it affects every other system. With lower back pain specifically, you may be distributing your bodyweight and your workload throughout the day, creating problems throughout your entire body.
Cupping is really trendy right now, and for good reason. Despite its popularity, it has been used for thousands in China.
Tension headaches can be a debilitating part of life. They can affect every part of your life, whether you get tension headaches once a year, once a month, once a week or every day. If you suffer from tension headaches, especially ones that are accompanied by neck pain, back pain or shoulder pain, then this post is for you!
There’s a lot of chatter about stand up desks, especially these days with so many office workers starting to work from home instead of in an office. If you are someone who has started working from home, or even if you are working from your office like usual, a stand-up desk might be an excellent solution to your back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain.
Science has proven that massage and bodywork help to relieve the symptoms of arthritic conditions by helping to move blood circulation, generally warming up the body and reducing overall inflammation. All these effects combined create a noninvasive, powerful and sustainable solution to living with less arthritis pain and symptoms.