Renewing Your Energy Reserves

Part five of the Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT. When you are overtaxed and running on empty, massage can help you recharge and restore your energy and creativity. Massage relieves painful muscle tension that saps your energy. It softens your muscles and their connective tissue coverings (calledContinue reading “Renewing Your Energy Reserves”

Massage for Immediate Stress Relief

Part four of Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT In a stress emergency, massage can provide immediate relief that refocus your attention away from your worries and tensions. Massage triggers the relaxation response, taking your body off high alert and setting in motion the biological processes needed toContinue reading “Massage for Immediate Stress Relief”

As Pressure Mounts

Part three of Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT You may find that as your stress goes without relief, you become less and less able to unwind. Muscle tension can develop into problems such as chronic headaches or shoulder and back pain, which are themselves stressful. Worry andContinue reading “As Pressure Mounts”

The Stress Response

Part two of stress relief with massage therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT Under stress, your body really has just one response: it mobilizes to fight or flee. Your nervous system becomes highly activated and hormones such as adrenaline prepare your body to respond to an emergency. Muscles tends for action, heartContinue reading “The Stress Response”

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