Trigger point massage can help jaw and TMJ pain in Denver, Colorado
If you clench your jaw or grind your teeth, you may have heard about “TMJ”; it stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the large hinge joint of your jaw. The main muscle responsible for the chewing movement of your TMJ is called your masseter, and it is STRONG. For such […]

Self Massage for Jaw Pain

Trigger point massage for neck and shoulder pain in Denver, Colorado
When I ask clients what areas are bothering them the most, the most common response I get is “my neck and shoulders are always tight”, then they bring their hands up to the juncture where their neck meets their shoulders. Does that sound like you? We’ve talked before about what trigger […]

Self Massage for Neck and Shoulder Pain

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  We all know massage feels good. But did you know that touch is important and beneficial for human psychology and physiology? I bet you didn’t know that… Premature infants who receive massage gain 47% more weight than preterm infants who receive only standard medical care. Babies who receive nurturing, […]

5 Facts on the Importance of Touch

Massage for tennis elbow in Denver, Colorado 1
You may have heard your doctor call it “lateral epicondylitis”, but tennis elbow isn’t as serious as it sounds. Tennis elbow is an overuse or repetitive stress injury of the muscles and tendons in the back of your forearm that attach to the outside of your elbow. Lateral = toward […]

What is Tennis Elbow?