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Feedback Please…

massage therapist working on the sole of client's foot.

...or, the Importance of Speaking Up! Chances are you know the value of a truly great massage. Especially when you're going through times of stress or chronic pain, we all look forward to the physical and emotional benefits of coming in for a massage session. But what can you do if your massage isn’t quite …

Ideas for Better Sleep!

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Sometimes getting a full night’s sleep seems impossible to achieve. No matter the cause -- stress? pain? your work schedule? or some other reason -- if you are not receiving regular quality sleep, it can lead to other health problems. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says, “Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of …

“Are you certified in Oncology Massage?”

Massage for cancer patients working with client's leg

Good question. The short answer is, I'm Licensed in therapeutic massage by the Virginia nursing board (because we don't have our own dedicated massage therapy Board in the Department of Health Professions.) And as a Preferred Provider from the Society for Oncology Massage (s4om.org), I have taken advanced training classes to learn about safely adapting …