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Therapeutic Massage For Sports Injury

Therapeutic Massage For Sports Injury

Rita Scholl - Monday, August 14, 2017
At Living Touch Massage, we see a steady flow of athletes who suffer from sports injuries. In most occasions, the injuries are minor, but the highly competitive nature of athletics, especially at the high school and collegiate levels, athletes are pushed to perform without a chance to recover fully. As a result, minor injuries inhibit performance and can turn into a much more serious injury. B  Read More >>
Don't Let Yard Work Become a Pain in Your Neck

Don't Let Yard Work Become a Pain in Your Neck

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The snow is finally gone, signaling that it’s time for Minnesotans to get outside and prep our yards for summer! However, yard work can be physically and mentally stressful. Ever suffered from neck and arm soreness after tilling your garden soil? Or low back achiness from bending over to plant and weed the garden? How about upper back pain from push-mowing your lawn? If springtime yard work ha  Read More >>
Spring Clean Your Body and Massage Away the Winter Blues

Spring Clean Your Body and Massage Away the Winter Blues

Rita Scholl - Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Birds are chirping, ice is melting, and the days are getting longer; it's time to get active again. As the winter passes and spring approaches, your body may be waking up from "hibernation" and your mind may blooming with ideas of flowers, growth, and movement. Joggers are ready to run outside without risking an icy slip, gardeners are picking out this year’s flowers and vegetables, and fa  Read More >>
6 Ways Cold Weather Affects Your Health

6 Ways Cold Weather Affects Your Health

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Following the warmest November on record, the winter finally seems to be catching up: Thin ice started to spread across Lake Bemidji and the recent snowstorm covered the slippery roads with icy slush. Besides increasing the chance of swerving into a ditch, weather can have a real impact on our health both physically, and mentally. In fact, the weather's impact on your body is so significa  Read More >>

Good massage today, crummy feeling tomorrow?

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Why do I sometimes feel "beat up" after a good massage? It turns out that massage may cause a mildly toxic situation in the body, but don't worry, exercise does too, it doesn't last long, and it's worth it. Massage clients often experience varying degrees of mild soreness and malaise following a massage — post-massage soreness & malaise, or PMSM. It can manifest as body sor  Read More >>

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Paul and Rita Scholl, married for 25 years

In Loving Memory of Paul Scholl

Paul was lost in a tragic hunting accident in November of 2014.
Though we have suffered from his premature death, his spirit remains with us.

"I would like to thank my pastors, Keith and Rachel Willard, of Real Life Christian Fellowship in Bemidji, Minnesota, and pastors Darrell and Marcia Todd of Word-N-Sound Ministries of Northern Minnesota. The love, help, prayer, and guidance they have given me, my children, and my family since the death of my husband, Paul, has made all the difference in our lives." - Rita