When I first started this post I had every intention on sending the message that people don’t seem to care about going to places when they are sick. This was right before COVID. For once everyone seemed to be on the same track of, just stay home. We as a society used to have a … More Should I still come to my appointment sick?
This is a wonderful follow up to our last post. This goes hand-in-hand with the belief that massage helps remove toxins from the body. Many massage therapists tell you that you need to drink water, as it helps the body “flush” out toxins. Is this true? As discussed in the last blog, the body already … More Mythbusting Massage Fact#2 You have to Drink Water After a Massage
There is no evidence nor scientific proof that massage helps remove toxins from the body. Our bodies are very intricate systems designed to take care of most of our needs, including waste disposal. The systems in our body are busy working away, bringing necessary nutrients to various organ systems and in turn remove waste and … More Mythbusting Fact #1 Massage removes toxins from the body.
Massage has come a long way over the years. More people seek its benefits, regulations and laws are now in place for the safety of therapists and clients alike, and less people see massage parlours as places that promote lewdness or just pampering. A recent study shows that 54% of people seek massage for medical … More Mythbusting Massage Facts
I felt the best place to start for this blog was to give some simple answers to questions that people who are new to massage may ask. Since I am a massage therapist, and since many are not sure what to expect when it comes to massage, below you will find answers to some of … More General FAQ
Hello all! I’m Melissa and I am a Licensed Massage Therapist located in Greeley, CO. I have been a practicing Massage Therapist for 4 years, have an Associates Degree in Science and Massage Therapy, and am 9 months shy of a Bachelor’s in Alternative Health. My specialty is Deep Tissue or what’s also known as … More Welcome to the Wayward Healer blog!