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Headaches & Massages

June 25, 2019

“This project is such a headache!” They’re so common that the term has become synonymous with an annoyance, but what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? Different types, different causes. Headaches are pretty easily defined, and we…

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Smashing the “Toxins” Myth

June 18, 2019

Maybe you’ve just come back from a vacation where you had your fair share of wine and delicious food. Should you detox with a juice cleanse? Or perhaps a massage will flush these toxins from your body? Many health-minded people…

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Day in the Life: Cate Barrett, AMC Athlete

June 11, 2019

Iʼm a marathoner training for the 2020 Olympic Trials! I run 6-16 miles most days, and I lift weights twice a week. I also work a 9-5 job at Oracle. My days can be packed, and Iʼm always trying to…

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Meet Destiny

June 5, 2019

1. Tell us what you do at AMC I am AMCs Office Manager. I do everything from answer phones 7 days a week, to restocking the clinic, to building shelves to payroll. 2. How were you introduced to the AMC…

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Massage for Knee Surgery Rehab

May 29, 2019

Ouch! What did I do to my knee? If you’re experiencing knee pain, you’re not alone. Most Americans will have knee pain sometime in their life, whether from an accident, overuse, or general wear and tear as they age. Besides…

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We Bid James Adieu ((ALMOST))

May 22, 2019

  Our tried and true, Mr. James Uhl is making his way to the next steps in life. And while we are kicking and screaming to see him go, we have never been more proud to watch a therapist head…

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Caring for the skin you’re in: Staying Sun Safe!

May 17, 2019

  Massage therapists see a lot of skin. All colors, all textures. Freckles, scars, stretch marks, moles. Skin with lots of hair and skin with none. Skin doesn’t surprise us. Except when it does. That brown spot on your shoulder…

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How to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis with Massage and Stretching

April 25, 2019

  You swing your feet over the side of the bed, stand up, and ow! What is that pain in your heel that’s got you holding one foot while hopping up and down on the other? You gingerly step down…

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Stress, Anxiety, and Massage

April 19, 2019

Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel strongly…

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What do we really know about pain?

April 12, 2019

  What do we really know about pain? Pain is one of those “you know it when you feel it” kind of sensations. But it’s also a strange phenomenon, when you think about it. A snowball is cold, and so…

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