Massage therapy is often recommended as a post-trauma method of recovery—as we’ve previously covered. Consequently, it is overlooked as a preventative regimen. There are, however, pockets of individuals—such as athletes—who understand the tremendous benefits of regular massage therapy as a form of preventative healthcare. The benefits are not exclusive to high-performing, physically active folks, but are numerous to every single person. In fact, if you’re not as active throug
Yin and yang: two opposing forces that are symbolic of the universe and the body. This is the foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which is based an ancient philosophy. When there is a balance between yin and yang, or the universe and the body, the body is in its healthiest state. The energy, Qi (pronounced as chi), moves all throughout the body through pathways called meridians. This movement of energy, or Qi, is what stabilizes the body and balances the forces.