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All about magnesium

What is magnesium and how can it help me? Many don’t realize how important magnesium is for one’s health. Few are eating foods rich in this mineral and fewer are taking supplements. Magnesium is an essential mineral for the human body. The role it plays is so critical that “after air, water, and food,” it […]

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RICE vs MEAT

And no, we’re not talking about vegetarians versus carnivores.  There’s a hot debate going on when it comes to injury recovery concerning the well-known method of RICE and the newer, lesser known method of MEAT. So let’s quickly go over what these are and then we can look at which is best and when. RICE […]

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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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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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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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Massage Therapy for Sciatica

Do you have a nagging pain in your back?  Does that nagging pain shoot down the back of your leg?  You may be able to thank (or curse) your sciatic nerve for that.  The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the body, running from each side of the low spine through the buttock […]

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Make Yourself a Priority

If I had a dollar every time someone said that massage is a luxury, I’d have a lot of dollars.  (More dollars means more trainings I can go and take!) Sure, going to a fancy day spa where you are walking around in plush robes sipping on cucumber water (or champagne if you want to […]

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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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Don’t wait until something hurts

Ah pain.  I’m sure you’ve been there before, you’re going for a max rep deadlift at your Crossfit class and you’re not properly warmed up and you go to pull and feel a twinge and suddenly you’re on the ground.  Or you’re diving for that save in front of the soccer goal but you misstep […]

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