The process of pain relief

Good things come to those who wait. Don’t you hate that saying? I know I do. I mean, I’ve been working my butt off keeping my diet in line, so why haven’t I lost the weight yet? But, pain relief is just like anything else, you need to be consistent. The photo above is of […]

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All about IASTM

“What the heck is an IASTM??” you may be asking yourself. IASTM is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (yeah, it’s a mouthful!) and Michigan Massage and Wellness is excited to begin offering this valuable pain relief protocol to our treatment options! IASTM is a spin off of traditional Asian medicine called Gua Sha.  Gua Sha […]

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Are you still in pain after your massage?

What do you do when the pain lingers after your bodywork session? Sure, you are a superstar and book your weekly/bi-weekly/monthly/quarterly appointments and you feel amazing after you leave, and continue to do so for a few days after, or maybe even longer, but then, things seem to revert back to how they were.  It […]

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That pain in the neck

Ever have a pain in the neck that ISN’T your job or significant other that won’t go away? When clients come in for a massage therapy session, the common pain areas treated are their neck and shoulders. Rarely have I seen balanced, pain free, and “normal” necks and shoulders enter my treatment room. The main […]

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Massage Doesn’t Work

I’m sure you’re asking yourself “why is the owner of a massage and wellness center saying that massage doesn’t work?” Let me clarify…. Massage doesn’t work if you don’t do the work. Let me ask you a few questions here, let’s say you have just general back pain.  We’re not going to get into specifics, […]

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Reboot Your Glutes

Let’s talk about your glutes You know, the butt, the booty, the often used peach emoji in technology talk, posterior chain, badonkadonk, call it what you want, but make sure that you’re actually using them right-which a lot of us aren’t! Your glutes are made up of 3 muscles: gluteus maximus, the most posterior of […]

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On Site Wellness is here!

Now offering on site wellness!  Have the class come to you! Are you someone who spends a lot of time at a desk all day? A dentist whose staff is constantly complaining about their neck pain?  Do you treat your employees to a once a year chair massage day?  Are your company health care costs […]

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Level Up Your Self Care Game

Do you even practice self-care? Sure, you get your regular massages, you go to the gym, get your sweat on, but how do you recover?  And no, I’m not saying that self-care is an active recovery day of a 10 mile run.  THAT IS NOT SELF CARE. To me, self care is taking time out […]

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Have you tried Lokte Method yet?

What is Lokte Method? If you’ve been a client of Michigan Massage and Wellness for any amount of time, you know that we are one of the few providers in Michigan that offer Lokte Method.  If you’re not familiar with it, Lokte Method is a connective tissue modality designed to bring relief from pain and […]

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What’s happening at Michigan Massage and Wellness

How is it that 2017 is coming to a close already??  Wasn’t it just January and I was heading out to Arizona for my Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapy training?  And here I am, about to leave for my last trip of the year, Level 3 Lokte Method at the end of the week.  So […]

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