Massage and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) comprises a variety of symptoms caused by abnormal pressure on the neurovascular bundle between the neck and the lower end of the armpit – the thoracic outlet area. The neurovascular bundle refers to a group of nerves (the brachial plexus) and blood supply (subclavian artery and vein). This bundle supplies theContinue reading “Massage and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”


HEADACHES Headaches are commonly categorized as tension, migraine or sinus in origin. They may also be caused by a pathological disease process that is far less common than the other three causes. Tension headaches are typically caused by physical or emotional stress. This includes factors such as eyestrain, poor posture, a neck injury like whiplash,Continue reading “THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE, HEADACHES & NECK PAIN”

Ancient Wisdom on Massage Therapy

The physician must be experienced in many things, but most assuredly in rubbing. –Hippocrates, The “Father of Modern Medicine” For rubbing can bind a joint that is too loose, and loosen a joint that is too rigid. -Hippocrates, The “Father of Modern Medicine” The object of massage is to disperse the effete matters found inContinue reading “Ancient Wisdom on Massage Therapy”

Help us help you . . . What Your Massage Therapist Needs to Know

What Your Massage Therapist Needs To Know One of the benefits of regular massage is the sense of camaraderie and familiarity you develop with your therapist. You know your way around the office and your therapist knows that certain spot that holds your tension, so you may not have to complete the customary intake procedureContinue reading “Help us help you . . . What Your Massage Therapist Needs to Know”

Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow?

Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow? When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health, that I discover I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands. —Continue reading “Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow?”

Taking Time Out for Yourself: The Only Way to Conquer Stress and Its Effects

In today’s world, we all have countless demands on our time and energy. Obligations from work, education, family, church, and countless other outside factors all pile up and lead to never-ending stress. This burden of stress creates imbalances in our bodies which manifest themselves in different ways. Acne breakouts, digestive irregularity, aches and pains, tensionContinue reading “Taking Time Out for Yourself: The Only Way to Conquer Stress and Its Effects”

Three simple tips – How to live a longer life with less stress Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by: James Schreiber

(NaturalNews) Sometimes it may seem like the strains and demands of modern society exceed human abilities. However, that is usually far from the truth. This article outlines how you can take things down a notch with three simple tips that will help you shrug off stress and anxiety, induce deep relaxation, and make harmful levelsContinue reading “Three simple tips – How to live a longer life with less stress Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by: James Schreiber”

HOF’s BLOG . . . Healing Mind, Body & Spirit

Welcome to our Blog where you will find articles that may challenge your current ideas about healthy thinking, living and being; where you will be the first to learn about upcoming specials and/or workshops; where you can read reviews about us or leave us one of your own. Our intention with this Blog is toContinue reading “HOF’s BLOG . . . Healing Mind, Body & Spirit”