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A regular massage is often considered to be a treat, rather than a necessity. Most people believe that having a massage is good for aches and pains, or can help if they’ve overdone the exercise. Not everybody realizes that massage therapy is also...

Massage for Back Pain Relief

What is a Muscle Knot? I get asked this question often from clients who get regular massage, to new clients on the table.  Most people have heard of the concept of a muscle knot, but what are they exactly? And what’s the relationship...

What is a Muscle Knot?

The 4 Phases of Wellness

Did you know that Wellness has Phases? Throughout my years of practice, I have noticed that the people who come in tend to be in one of four ’Phases of Wellness’.  These different phases require different approaches to treatment and the length of...

The 4 Phases of Wellness

Should YOUR Massage Hurt?

Should Massage Hurt? Have you been wondering if a massage has to hurt to be effective? If so, you are not alone. Many people believe that a massage has to hurt in order to be effective. Well it doesn’t! You’ll be happy to...

Should YOUR Massage Hurt?

Should Massage Hurt? Have you been wondering if a massage has to hurt to be effective? If so, you are not alone. Many people believe that a massage has to hurt to be effective. Well, it doesn’t! You’ll be happy to hear that...

Should Your Massage Hurt?

Body Balance Spa is dedicated to helping you find your balance.  We have treatments that help you balance your muscles, balance your structure, balance your energy, and balance your skin.  But what is it that we mean by balance? To me, being in...

Mission

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy Fights Infection Karrie Osborn Does your immune system work overtime? If so, you might want to give it a boost by seeing a massage therapist or bodyworker trained in lymphatic drainage therapy. This technique can boost your immunity by increasing...

Boost Your Immune System

Do you suffer from chronic or occasional back pain? Here is an article from Karrie Osborn with some tips for combating back pain. Tips to Avoid Lasting Pain Karrie Osborn Chances are good that, at some point in your life, you will have...

Keeping Your Back Healthy

April was full of showers for sure this year! According the to weather report it’s going to continue to rain for the next few days. What a better way to spend a rainy day than by getting a massage!

Welcome to May!

Everybody has a mother. But sometimes it’s not what you expect. Some people are mothered by another “mother” in addition to or in place of their own – that is, another caring and supportive older woman. “In many African-American communities an adult woman...

Who is a mother?