It is important be healthy and take care of your body. Two things most people think of when discussing a healthy lifestyle is their diet and fitness routine. These things are both important parts of living a healthy life, but how does massage fit in?
If you plan on getting a massage pre-workout, it is suggested that you go for a light massage. A light massage helps warm up the muscles and makes them more flexible. However, if you plan on working out after a deep tissue massage, you might want to think again. This can lead to increased soreness, and it can inhibit the effectiveness of the tissue work done during your massage.
There are five major benefits to post-workout massages:
It’s that time of year again, Back-to-School, and Boo is getting ready to continue his education in the office. Education and proper certifications are always primary goals at Living Touch Massage. It is important to Rita that she practices the most current and accurate techniques in the massage industry. It is so important to her practice that she goes above and beyond required certifications and learns specific techniques to help clients with a variety of conditions. Continuing her education and maintaining her certifications allows her to meet the needs of a broader range of clients and truly make an impact on their lives. From her education, she gains increased knowledge, a better understanding of old and new techniques, and an increased skill level. This helps her create the best possible experience for her clients.
Rita is currently nationally certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. To have received this certification, she must demonstrate a mastery of core skills and knowledge, pass an NCBTMB standardized exam, uphold the organization’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, as well as continue her education.
Rita is already experienced and trained in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, Myofascial massage and release, therapeutic, relaxation, restorative, prenatal, and chair massage. For more information on all specialties, view all Our Services.
Is it possible to recover from an operation/surgery faster at home than at the hospital? Absolutely it is! How is this possible? There are 4 main categories that affect your recovery time. Deciding to recover at home can influence each of these categories.
A comfortable environment can help improve your recovery time. Being at home with friends, family, and pets can give you the positive motivation you need to recover from a procedure/surgery. Your home surroundings may just be the prescription you need for a better, comfortable, and fast recovery.
If you have an upcoming procedure and would like to speed up your recovery time using massage by Living Touch then call (218) 368-2964. We are open from 8am-6:30pm on weekdays! If you want to learn more about the massage services we provide go to https://www.livingtouchmassage.com/services
The connection between animals and humans is powerful. The relationship goes so much deeper than a friendly animal to cuddle. Animals have been proven to significantly help with mental and physical health problems for all different ages.
Therapeutic animals have many benefits when it comes to physical health such as:
There are also many mental health benefits with Therapeutic Animals!
Our furry little friends have so much more to offer than just companionship! Enjoying an animal's company for 30 minutes can greatly benefit both your health and your pet’s health! Come to Living Touch Massage and experience a loving animal’s company benefiting your health while receiving a massage!
Did you know that dogs, cats, horses, and birds pick up on emotions the same way humans do? That's right, man's best friend might just understand you as well as your best friend. Animals have a complex language system consisting of facial expressions, body posture, and levels of vocalization just like humans do. So it’s only natural that they tend to pick up on our emotions.
Pets can detect your mood by observing the fluctuations in your voice, body language, facial expressions, and other subtle clues. Not only do animals often pick up on our emotions that we are feeling, they mimic them. When an animal can see you are sad they will tend to slow down and not leave your side. If you are more stressed out and tense your pet may become more anxious and agitated.
Reducing your stress can reduce your pets stress! Living Touch Massage suggests these 4 tips for reducing your stress:
If you are interested in a massage by Living Touch then call (218) 368-2964. We are open from 8am-6:30pm on weekdays! If you want to learn more about the massage services we provide go to https://www.livingtouchmassage.com/services
For a more in-depth understanding of the studies that were performed go to CBS’s article