Why I almost never put you face-down first for your massage treatment

There's a conventional wisdom in massage therapy: "rub where it hurts. " This is wrong. Think about it — if you're spending your life sitting at a desk or computer, on your couch, or in a car, as most of us do for most of our waking hours, your arms are usually out in front of … Continue reading Why I almost never put you face-down first for your massage treatment

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The most important thing your massage therapist probably doesn’t know

Do you see a massage therapist for your sore shoulders? If you do, there is every possibility they are making you feel worse, not better. Let's think about this for a moment. When you sit down in front of your massage therapist and tell them, "it hurts between my shoulder blades" or, "I carry all … Continue reading The most important thing your massage therapist probably doesn’t know

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Forward Head Posture and How To Fix It

A bloke named Joseph posted this question on one of my videos: The short answer is the cervical (neck) extensors/erectors – the muscles on the back of your neck, for example the splenius capitis.   There is a little more to it though, as usual...! The postural issue we are dealing with is called "forward head … Continue reading Forward Head Posture and How To Fix It