Three tips for better sleep

Sleep is crucial for physical and mental health alike. It keeps mental health in check and has a significant impact on mood. It’s also important to physical health, with enough rest being vital to productivity levels and focus. Instead of low energy levels, individuals who are well-rested are often better able to get through their […]

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What I’ve been up to

Where in the world have I been lately??  And what’s new at Michigan Massage and Wellness? More like where HAVEN’T I been?! I have to apologize to my readers as I had to kind of abandon this blog for a little bit, life got in the way, I got busy, burned out and quite frankly, […]

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The future of Royal Oak Massage

Hello!  Anyone out there?  I know it’s been a minute (or a month) since I last updated this blog.  I was so excited about it, I started the year out planning posts out, and spent several hours in front of my computer working on posts to publish weekly, doing batch uploads so I could work […]

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Services we offer

Let me tell you a story….. Back when I was in massage school at Irene’s Myomassology Institute way back in 2002, all I wanted to do was go and work at a fancy day spa and do fancy body treatments.  And, after I got out of massage school I got a job at the Elizabeth […]

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What gets you out of bed?

My new friend/colleague Rebecca DiLiberto posted this question recently and while I can’t come close to putting things as eloquently as she did, it got me thinking….what gets you out of bed in the morning? And no, it’s not your alarm clock.  Or the demands of the day-your job, your children/family, your obligations.  But really, […]

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All about sciatica

Do you ever have those moments where you literally have a pain in your back?  Or even worse?  In your butt?  And then you start to feel a tingling running down the back of your leg, and you might experience some numbness or tingling in your foot, and it sometimes travels up your back.  No, […]

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My story

Greetings, readers!  Now that I’ve gotten in the habit of blogging regularly for a couple of months now, I guess it’s a good time for me to share my story and how I got to where I am, so buckle in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride! ….okay, not really….but dammit, my story needs […]

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All about plantar fasciitis (and how to fix it)

If I had $1 for every time a client came in complaining of foot pain, I would have a LOT of dollars.  And 9 times out of 10 that pain can be attributed to those 2 little words that no one likes to hear…. PLANTAR FASCIITIS What is plantar fasciitis, you ask?  Take a look […]

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Things your massage therapist should know

Here at Royal Oak Massage I am extremely fortunate to have a wonderful group of clients that have trusted me for the past 12+ years with their health and well being.  I have grown to know not only my clients, but a lot of them their families, and so many of them feel like friends […]

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Don’t just sit there

If you’re one of those regular desk jockeys that hangs out in a cubicle 40-50 hours a week (or more), stop and ask yourself how much you’re moving.  I’m guessing that it’s not a lot? Think about it, you get in the car and drive to work, you get to your desk and plug away […]

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