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Massage Therapists – Join Our Team!!!

Job Description Sha Zen Massage is an independently owned massage business where the owner is a massage therapist and will be working alongside you. I understand and can appreciate how hard we work to provide quality care for our clients. We encourage the growth and creativity of our therapists. We welcome new ideas and encourage [...]

Massage Therapists – Join Our Team!!!2020-01-12T19:04:52-06:00

CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy is a light-touch approach that can facilitate dramatic improvements in your health and well-being. It was founded by Dr. John Upledger an Osteopathic Physician who did clinical trials and extensive scientific research at Michigan State University from 1975-1983 to prove the effects of CranioSacral Therapy on the body and how it works. It [...]

CranioSacral Therapy2019-08-18T17:07:50-05:00

Just Been Diagnosed with Chronic Pain? Here’s Where to Start…

By Jackie Waters December 20, 2017 If you suffer from chronic pain, you’re well aware of that before an official diagnosis. But something about being diagnosed with a chronic pain condition can trigger an extra bit of fear and stress. If you’ve recently been told you have a condition, you’ve also been told that it [...]

Just Been Diagnosed with Chronic Pain? Here’s Where to Start…2017-12-20T18:33:27-06:00

Lymph Drainage Massage For Breast Cancer Survivors

Massage therapists versed in lymph drainage massage are in a position to assist the growing population of women who have received breast cancer treatment. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be over 252,000 new cases of breast cancer in 2017, the most common type of cancer in the U.S., accounting for almost 155 of all [...]

Lymph Drainage Massage For Breast Cancer Survivors2017-10-25T15:05:45-05:00

How To Use The Tennis Ball Massage to Relieve Sciatica Pain

The word “sciatica” can sound scary if you don’t know exactly what it is. I know from personal experience, having suffered from it during pregnancy. If you’ve landed on this page it’s probably because you are suffering from, or are worried you might have sciatica. First let me say, you are not alone. Your pain [...]

How To Use The Tennis Ball Massage to Relieve Sciatica Pain2017-10-23T02:06:07-05:00

Self Care – Stretching Guide

DISCLAIMER: It is understood that these techniques are for the purpose of education and contributing to the well-being of the individual.  These home care activities are designed with prevention as the primary goal and are not to be used as treatment modalities.  These Home Care activities are not intended to take the place of treatment [...]

Self Care – Stretching Guide2017-09-01T15:19:17-05:00

Afraid to Ask: Am I supposed to talk to my massage therapist?

By GAIL ROSENBLUM , STAR TRIBUNE April 18, 2017 - 8:55 AM That’s really up to you, says our expert, Cari Pelava, who answered a few embarrassing questions we posed so you wouldn’t have to. Client time is healing time, and you’re paying for it. If the therapist asks questions such as “How does this [...]

Afraid to Ask: Am I supposed to talk to my massage therapist?2017-06-09T15:07:55-05:00

The 5 Benefits Of Massage Therapy For The Serious Weightlifter

Dresdin Archibald Coach Olympic Weightlifting, Strength and Conditioning Soft-tissue treatment is an important part of the recovery process for many weightlifters. Massage is probably the most favored method. Massage is used to speed recovery following heavy single workouts, competitions, or during high-intensity cycles. Massage also plays a part in the prevention of injury, especially those [...]

The 5 Benefits Of Massage Therapy For The Serious Weightlifter2017-05-26T15:37:49-05:00

Study says, massage helps treat low back pain

By Amy Wallace   |   April 3, 2017 Researchers at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis found real-world massage therapy is an effective treatment for chronic low back pain. The small study included 104 patients with low back pain who were referred by their primary care providers to participate in [...]

Study says, massage helps treat low back pain2017-09-01T15:20:45-05:00