Michigan Massage and Wellness

Meet Michigan Massage and Wellness

Selecting a massage therapist requires more than chance. At Michigan Massage and Wellness, we’re not just another option; we’re a journey. Discover how our diverse services blend clinical precision, relaxation, pain relief, surgical recovery and more.

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Stretch Yourself (or let us do it)

Two decades in massage therapy reveal an undeniable truth: people avoid stretching. Even therapists struggle with self-care. Clients often skip prescribed stretches, stalling their own progress. Let’s admit, stretching can be a literal pain, but it’s a vital path to pain relief.

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Therapy Balls….sorcery or magical cure?

Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls are a game-changer. They reduce pain, improve posture, and enhance performance affordably. Portable and pliable, they relieve stress and grip your skin better than tennis balls and provide lasting relief in between your massage and bodywork sessions.

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Consistent Self Care is Key

Even as a therapist, I struggle with consistency in self-care. Jumping between therapies for relief is common, but it rarely works. I learned this firsthand after a sprained ankle led to persistent hip pain. Consistency with Yoga Tune Up therapy balls brought lasting relief. Don’t blame anyone but yourself if you neglect self-care. If nagging pain persists, assess your commitment to healing and seek help.

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Level Up Your Self Care Game

Self-care means taking time for yourself, and it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Even 5-10 minutes of mobility work with tools like Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls can make a big difference. Self-care workshops and short daily routines can help address various issues, making it essential for overall well-being.

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Yoga vs Yoga Tune Up®

Yoga isn’t for everyone, including me. It can be dull and challenging to stay engaged during classes. However, I discovered Yoga Tune Up®, a therapy that combines yoga, corrective exercise, and therapy with tools like therapy balls. This approach helps alleviate pain, improve posture, and enhance performance, making it a suitable alternative for those who don’t enjoy traditional yoga.

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My Favorite Self Care Tools

A self-care toolbox isn’t just about bubble baths and chocolate. It’s about maintaining body and mind health. Therapy balls, especially Tune Up Fitness’s, are my go-to for muscle relief. The Stretch Out Strap offers versatility for stretching. Tribe Fitness Bands are excellent for portable workouts. Simplicity and consistency in self-care matter.

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The Yoga Tune Up® Difference

Yoga Tune Up® at Michigan Massage & Wellness is a distinct approach to yoga, combining it with corrective exercises and stretches. This personalized experience helps identify and address body blind spots, improving movement and self-awareness through self-massage techniques and myofascial release. Join us for a unique yoga journey.

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Plantar Fasciitis (and how to fix it)

Plantar Fasciitis can be excruciating, but there’s more to its treatment than orthotics and shoes. Discover the benefits of going barefoot, strengthening muscles, and avoiding risky cortisone injections. Prioritize your foot health!

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