Hi everyone, I’m Ian Harvey, massage therapist. This is my friend Kristyna. Today, we’re going to be talking about painful rhomboids. That pain between the shoulder blades, or even up higher, on the upper back, that people really want you to “work out.” They want you to “work out these… Continue Reading Massage Tutorial: Rhomboids (myofascial release, pain between shoulder blades)

Hi, my name is Kaitlin. I’m a licensed massage therapist, at the Massage Envy Galleria. And I’m going to talk to you guys today about massage for fibromyalgia pain. So massage is highly beneficial for people with fibromyalgia. As it can help reduce your heart rate, relax your muscles, and… Continue Reading Kaitlin: Do Massages Help Fibromyalgia Pain

– Hello, my name is Kaitlin and I’m a licensed massage therapist at the Massage Envy Galleria location. And I’m here to talk to you guys today about massage for tension headaches. Tension headaches and migraines can be very painful. They can put you out for the whole day. They… Continue Reading Kaitlin: Do Massages Relieve Tension Headaches

I’m Ian Harvey, massage therapist. Today we’re going to talk about jaw pain, TMJ dysfunction, all this stuff that can go on with the clicking and discomfort. This is actually very common problem. If you ask any of your clients that have neck or headache or shoulder pain, “hey, do… Continue Reading Massage Tutorial: Myofascial release for TMJ/jaw pain

Hi everyone. I’m Ian Harvey, massage therapist. Today we’re going to talk about some tips and tricks for working with the low back. I’ve already talked about how to work with a low back that’s in acute spasm, but something that has come up for me before is that I’ve… Continue Reading Massage Tutorial: 8 tips for low back pain

In Western massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, what we think of as our modern massage that we get at spas or that we get at the chiropractor that we get through our local practitioner, we are looking often at getting specific treatments for specific ailments that we’re having. Oh,… Continue Reading Ayurvedic vs. Swedish vs. Deep Tissue | Ayurvedic Massage

Hi everyone, I’m Ian Harvey, massage therapist, and today I’d like to talk about knots. If you’re here, you’ve probably been told by your massage therapist that you have muscle knots. Or, you’re a massage therapist who’s wondering with this whole “knot phenomenon” is really about. First we’re going to… Continue Reading What are “muscle knots”? (for massage therapists and clients)