Effects of Massage Therapy on Pain Management in the Acute Setting

Managing pain for patients in an acute care setting can be a tricky situation for hospitals. Medical professionals don’t want to undertreat pain, inadequately manage it, or over treat it; all of which could lead to unpleasant physical and psychological… [read more]

Take a Breath – You Deserve It

Written by Lucy Hendricks Are you a worrier? Are you constantly stressed? Women tend to be worriers. They worry about everything and everyone before taking care of themselves. If there was an imaginary cup that would dictate how much stress… [read more]

Pelvic Floor Health with Mula Bandha

Written by Lauren Weaver, RYT 200 While it may be uncomfortable to confront the topic of pelvic floor health, it is an important subject of concern for women in particular. The pelvic floor is comprised of layers of musculature at… [read more]

Massage Offers Specific Benefits for Women

Written by Brittany Fathergill Are you a woman who gets massages? If so, what is your reason for calling and making that appointment? We all have different reasons as women for seeking massage therapy. Perhaps it is to relax. Maybe… [read more]

How To Jump Start Your Mornings and Feel Energized All Day

Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain, Margaret Thatcher, and Anna Wintour, Vogue editor-in-chief, some of the world’s most prolific and successful folks shared a common guiding principal: make the morning hours count. Whether they tackled the biggest problems of the day first,… [read more]

Yoga is a Growing Industry: Here are the Numbers

It’s obvious, by the numbers, that the mystique of yoga has entered the mainstream conscious. Whether it’s Hot Yoga, Bikram, or Vinyasa, yoga practices of all types are steadily finding new participants. The Yoga Appeal Perhaps one of the reasons… [read more]

Breathing: The Secret to Pain-Free Strength Training

Written by Lucy Hendricks Do you believe your body is only capable of low-level activities such as restorative yoga and Pilates? Has a medical professional scared you out of ever lifting weights? Have you tried lifting weights by yourself or… [read more]

AMTA Awards LHAA’s Bobbi Junod 2018 Teacher of the Year!

One of LHAA’s massage therapy teachers, Bobbi Junod, was recognized on March 14, 2018 by the American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) as the recipient of its 2018 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award. Junod was selected from among thousands… [read more]

Massage to Help Recover from Surgery

Written by Jeff Zutaut Surgery, while often a necessity, can be a traumatic event, causing pain and discomfort to the body. Research indicates many patients descend into chronic post-surgical pain. This is any pain that lasts two to three months… [read more]

It’s a Stretch: Don’t Fall for these Yoga Myths

Written by Lauren Weaver Yoga has gained a lot of traction in the Western world in recent years. Though it is an ancient practice, it is new to our culture and there are many misconceptions about it. If you ask… [read more]