Franklin – Back Release

Franklin – Back Release

The Franklin Mini-Roll (blue nugget) is a very effective self-treatment tool and one of our favorites. It is a great tool to use along your spine, but in the mid-back your body tends to arch over it rather than sinking onto it. By supporting your legs on a chair and...
Dry Brushing Your Skin

Dry Brushing Your Skin

Dry brushing should be performed before you shower. 1. Use a natural-bristle brush (usually boar bristles) – not too firm and not too soft. A firmer brush will be more exfoliative, while a softer brush is easier to use over more sensitive areas. A loofah washcloth can...
Taking the Clinic Home With You

Taking the Clinic Home With You

For many of our clients, the clinic is a space that has a calming effect from the moment they walk in the door. In fact, we often hear from our clients that they can relax here more completely than anywhere else – and they’re not just talking about the effects of the...
Chasing Symptoms?

Chasing Symptoms?

My low back hurts, so I treat it, but then my shoulder hurts, and then my neck. What’s going on? While not an exact quote, this describes the experience of many clients. Sometimes, a self-treatment session can feel like a game of tag, in which we treat and stretch and...
Ticked Off: Lyme and Lymphatic Drainage

Ticked Off: Lyme and Lymphatic Drainage

Have you been diagnosed or know someone that is struggling with Lyme Disease? We are entering the start of tick season and Lyme disease is on the rise. Over the past year I have seen an increased number of clients that have been diagnosed. While some of these clients...