The advantages of massage therapy have been highlighted in a clinical review featured in the British Medical Journal. Understanding the problems that pain causes cancer patients is of particular use when trying to manage treatment. The clinical review, written by Andrew Vickers and Catherine Zollman, acknowledged the potential for massage therapy to […]
If you're one of the 36 million men, women and children in the United States that suffer with migraine, you'll be all too familiar with the symptoms. The figures are startling; more people appear to suffer from migraine than diabetes and asthma combined! Symptoms can include some or all of the following: Pre-headache/warning phase Intense throbbing […]
As a Massage Therapist, your fingers and thumbs are important. They work hard for you and provide your client's tense, knotted muscles with much 'kneaded' (sorry about the pun) release of tension. However, one of the problems a successful Massage Therapist will encounter is sore thumbs. The repetitive action of massage can cause sore thumbs […]
Massage Therapy has many wonderful and therapeutic benefits but sometimes the advice or cautions that we hear can be a little misleading. So, we thought we'd become Mythbusters today and see just what's real and what's not. Let us know if you have your own favorite Massage Therapy Myth.
Like many of you, all of us at 3B Scientific were horrified to see the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy. New York and her surrounding neighborhoods were swamped by severe flooding and extensive damage caused by terrifying storm winds. As people try to come to terms with wrecked homes and businesses, and many still […]
Jojoba oil is regularly seen as an ingredient in cosmetics, skincare, moisturisers and massage oils .. but what exactly is it? Jojoba was originally used by the O'odham peoples, an indigenous Uto-Aztecan community, whose lands occupied the Sonoran desert in southern and central Arizona, southern California and Mexico. The salve that they made from a paste of […]