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  • AromaTouch
    In Aromatherapy, Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    The AromaTouch technique is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along along visceral contact points of the back and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body.This technique improves well-being by reducing physical and emotional stressors and by supporting healthy autonomic functions. The oils used help with stress management, immune support, healthy inflammatory response, and homeostasis. If you are feeling under the weather or need a boost. [… click on image to read more ]
  • Plantar Fasciatis
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    “Plantar fasciitis is a common painful inflammation of the plantar fascia, the fibrous band of tissue on the sole of the foot. This tissue is instrumental in helping to support the arch and in acting as one of the body’s shock absorbers. Plantar fasciitis occurs when this band of tissue is overloaded or overstretched. This tension produces small tears in the fibers of the fascia, especially where the fascia meets the anterior calcaneous.” If this is something you are experiencing [… click on image to read more ]
  • Excercise’s for the “desk jockey”
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins, Uncategorized
    If you spend hours sitting at a desk, click on the link below for a video of exercises that you can perform at your desk, in your office or cubicle, or while your working. Research indicates that prolonged sitting, like the kind you do all day at work, is sabotaging your health and turning you into a 9-to-5 couch potato. One study last year found that sitting can increase your risk for cancer by more than 60%. http://time.com/4019563/exercise-work-desk/ Share on Facebook Share Share on [… click on image to read more ]
  • Sciatica Pain Relief
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Do you experience low back pain, or pain that radiates into one buttock and/or down your leg? Does this pain increase when you bend forward? Do you experience numbness in any of these areas? Do you have weakness or fatigue in the buttock or leg? Do you have reduced reflex sensations in any area from low back to lower leg? You may be experiencing Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome. Essential Wellness Massage uses a protocol of Neuromuscular Therapy to assist with your recovery. [… click on image to read more ]
  • ‘Tis the Season for Sickness!
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Does the flu hit you or your family every year? Why let it take over your life? Try this natural protocol and skip the medications that make you and your family tired and listless. My family and myself have been using Essential Oils for years to treat common illnesses and they work great! FLU BOMB In a 10 ml roller bottle combine: 20 drops of OnGuard Oil 20 drops of Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Oil 20 drops of Oregano Oil 15 drops of Lemon Oil 15 drops of Frankincense Oil 10 drops of [… click on image to read more ]
  • Scoliosis
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Scoliosis is defined as “an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine”. These curvatures may appear during development at a young age or later in life. The curvatures may be “fixed” resulting from muscle/bone deformity or “mobile” resulting from unequal muscle contraction. Massage and Neuromuscular Tharapy is quite effective in the treatment of a mobile curvature. Essential Wellness Massage has a treatment protocol that directly addresses this [… click on image to read more ]
  • Hydrate!
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Why is drinking water so important? Water regulates your body temperature and lubricates your joints. It also helps transport nutrients to give you energy and keep you healthy. If you’re not properly hydrated, your body can’t perform at its highest level. You may experience fatigue, muscle cramps, dizziness, or more serious symptoms. Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Pinterest Share Send email Mail [… click on image to read more ]
  • Spinal Cord Injury Support
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Spinal cord injuries are debilitating! They can make standing, sitting, bending, and laying painful or uncomfortable. They are unforgettable and can lead to many chronic conditions, when your body is compensating for the pain, discomfort, and dysfunction. The power of touch and massage with a spinal cord injury provide: Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Pinterest Share Send email Mail [… click on image to read more ]
  • Stress! Stress! Stress!
    In Massage Therapy, Tanya Hawkins
    Tanya Hawkins LMT Stress can truly be a killer! Stress can be the underlying cause of: Heart Disease Sleep Problems Digestive Issues Endocrine System Interruption and Surges. It’s B.A.D! http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/stress-affect-physical-wellness-4426.html Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Pinterest Share Send email Mail [… click on image to read more ]

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