Massage Therapy FAQs Part 1: The Amazing Benefits!

By |2018-12-16T20:01:48-07:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

From simple relaxation to critical injury rehabilitation and everything in between, Massage Therapy is a powerful, proven method for helping people return to or maintain a healthy active life! Hi! I'm Tricia Lovegrove, a member of the Hands on Therapy team at Empower Health and I've been practicing Massage Therapy since 1998, treating over 5000 ...

The Posture Myth

By |2018-07-14T14:36:43-07:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , |

I am constantly coming across information that supports either active use of muscles or the need for constant stretching, in order to maintain good posture.   The theories seem to make sense:  If you're body isn't in the position you want it to be, why not push or pull it into place?   The issue ...

San Fu Tie: Getting ahead of Winter Illness in Summer!

By |2016-08-13T11:51:37-07:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , |

Do you expect that when the cold hits, you’ll go down with it?    Do you always get sick in the winter?     Do you always get hay fever in the colder fall months?    Does your joint pain get worse when it’s cold?   Are you susceptible to severe illness, goes to your ...

The Surprising Science of Community Acupuncture

By |2018-03-21T12:36:27-07:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , , |

What is Community Acupuncture? Community Acupuncture (CA) is a delivery model of acupuncture treatment involving many people getting acupuncture at the same time in a single large treatment room. Usually, people lie on lounge chairs clothed and receive points on the scalp, ears below the knees and below the elbows. CA is often a quarter of the price ...

Learn to Teach the MELT Method!

By |2017-12-23T11:07:29-07:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , , |

The foundation of MELT professional training is a 21-hour course that examines the latest scientific understanding of the human body as it relates to alignment, stress, chronic pain, and the negative effects associated with aging. Join MELT creator Sue Hitzmann to gain an understanding of the neurofascial system - the interconnectedness of the nervous system and the ...