Blog Post Category: Bodywork

  • All About Lymphedema

    All About Lymphedema

    Lymphedema disrupts the lymphatic system, causing fluid and protein buildup. While no cure exists, treatments improve life quality. It appears as primary (genetic) or secondary (damage-related) forms with recognizable early symptoms. Options include MLD, compression, exercise, CDT, surgery, medications, and self-care, offering hope for manageable living.

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  • All About Lipedema

    All About Lipedema

    Part two of our series focuses on LIPEDEMA—a lesser-known condition affecting approximately 11% of women. It’s characterized by abnormal fat accumulation in specific areas, leading to disproportionate swelling, tenderness, and pain. Discover its causes and treatment options, including compression garments, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and surgical interventions

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  • All About Edema

    All About Edema

    Confused about body swelling? Edema vs. Lipedema vs. Lymphedema—our 3-part series begins with Edema. It’s excess body fluid, often from injuries or underlying issues. From gravity to pregnancy, causes vary. Luckily, management includes elevation, hydration, movement, and even professional help like Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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  • Acupuncture (without the needles)

    Acupuncture (without the needles)

    MPS Therapy may help reduce chronic pain, improve the appearance of scar tissue, help with certain conditions such as shoulder pain, headaches, infertility, trauma (physical/emotional) by using acupuncture points.

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  • Pain Management with the Dolphin MPS

    Pain Management with the Dolphin MPS

    Dolphin MPS offers pain management without added suffering, spanning conditions from scars to TMJ disorder and more. This therapy combines aspects of acupuncture and TENS units, focusing on your autonomic nervous system. It helps shift from the stress-driven sympathetic mode to the calm and healing parasympathetic state, promoting relaxation and relief.

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  • All about IASTM

    All about IASTM

    IASTM, or Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, is a valuable pain relief method. Unlike traditional Gua Sha, IASTM focuses on precise use of ergonomic tools to break down scar tissue and adhesions, improving various conditions such as neck pain, plantar fasciitis, and more. Effective bodywork doesn’t need to cause pain.

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