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Massage Therapy for Painful, Sticky Shoulders

Shoulders are fairly complicated areas. They have a broad range of motion and perform a wide range of actions, so they need to be “open” but also have stability and support through all of those possible movements. Ideally we want to see a balance of flexibility and strength in the shoulder and surrounding muscles. Shoulder

Trigger Points 101: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

When a client says “muscle knot,” a trained massage therapist often hears “trigger point.” The medical community is still uncertain about their exact physiology, but trigger points are behind many daily aches and pains. For those suffering from chronic or persistent pain, finding a massage therapist that is skilled in trigger point therapy  can be the first step to pain