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Aromatherapy and Fibromyalgia

I have lots of  experience using Aromatherapy massage with clients with Fibromyalgia  (FM).  This blog is about how aromatherapy and massage can help relieve the symptoms and improve well being. What is Fibromyalgia? The main symptoms of FM are: constant aching in the musclesvery tender spots that are painful when pressure is applieddepressionfatiguestiffness Fibromyalgia seriously … Continue reading Aromatherapy and Fibromyalgia

Hands giving a deep tissue massage

A knotty issue

One of the most frequent questions I am asked when giving a massage is "What is a knot?". what is a knot? The medical term for a knot is myofascial trigger point (TrP for short).  The myofascia is the fibrous soft tissue surrounding your muscles and covers your entire body.  Trigger point refers to the … Continue reading A knotty issue