LaVida Massage of Greenville, NC BLOG

The Importance Of Water After A Massage

Getting a professional massage is one of the most rewarding and therapeutic things that you can do for yourself. Taking the time to yourself to get all your body’s aches and strains sorted out is a great feeling, and odds are, you want those...

Communicating with Your Massage Therapist

Massage has a long history in cultures all around the world. For some, massage is a luxury. But, massage has a plethora of health benefits and can be used to help sore muscles and tired bodies. However, one of the most important parts of receiving a...

The Many Benefits of Sport Massage for Athletes

Athletes put a lot of strain on their bodies. The constant pressure on their bodies from intense workout routines and playing sports can cause aches that are hard to endure. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) stated that a massage...

How Massage Can Help Improve Posture

When you sit in front of a computer screen all day, you may start to feel stiffness in your neck and shoulders. Even when your work station is set up to be ergonomically correct, you can still strain your muscles when you sit for too long. Over...

Massage Treatment For Chronic Pain

During a massage session, your ligaments, tendons, skin, and muscles are rubbed and manipulated to provide a relaxed and calm feeling, and to trigger the natural healing process. A full body massage gives multiple psychological and physical benefits...

How Can Massage Therapy Help Sciatica?

Some individuals who suffer from Sciatica cannot bear the idea of someone touching them where it hurts. This anxiety is brought on by the severe pain they feel as the pressure on the sciatic nerve increases. A good massage therapist who is...

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

Massages are a therapeutic wonder for so many people, but unfortunately they tend to get a reputation as being a luxury activity only meant for people who have lots of free time. On the contrary though, massages can help with our relaxation,...

The Benefits of Massage for Your Skin

Did you know that massage provides an array of benefits to the skin? It's true. With that being said, the following is an overview of the top benefits of massage for the skin.  Sebum Production  Firstly, one of the top...

Therapeutic Aromatherapy For Insomnia

If you find yourself having trouble falling asleep or you awaken frequently during the night, you're not alone. According to medicine practitioners, insomnia is a common problem in our fast-paced world. One of the primary factors...

The Perks of a Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy is not only a great way to relax but an effective way to boost your overall health. From healthier skin to a more athletic body, there are a variety of benefits to this popular type of massage. Relaxation and...

What Can You Do to Prepare for Your Massage?

Massage therapy is generally defined as therapy that directly manipulates the body’s soft tissues to promote healing and relaxation. Whether it’s Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, or one of the various other styles, massage has been shown...

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

How often you should get a massage is determined by a number of factors. These include your general health, how you felt after your last massage, and the reason for getting a massage in the first place. It is important to keep in mind that the...

Massage is the Perfect Treatment for Runners

Massage therapy can benefit just about anyone, but for runners it can be especially beneficial. Running requires a lot of frequent conditioning, as well as interaction with all types of terrains that could negatively impact your body. As a...
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