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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Healing with Massage

                                        



                
Before Treatment
         


                                                  
After Treatment

My very first client before I started Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works,  had a chronic injury from when she was young. She had been in  a car accident that affected the scapula and shoulder area. This person is someone I have known for most of my life and I never knew she had been in pain so long and the first time I went to do a massage for her I saw how off her scapula area was and I just said to her OMG I never realized and I can't believe this is so out of whack, when she was standing in front of me I could see how one side was so off it looked twice the size of the other and when she was laying prone (face down) on the table I could see how the one side was about 2 inches higher than the other, I was not sure how I was going to do this. I was still in school and she was letting me practice my massage on her. I was very determined to help her and make it right. I started off with just a full body massage to assess what I needed to do for her and as I progressed with the massage I could feel with my hands what areas I needed to work on most. I spent a lot of time on the upper back and shoulders to get her relaxed I then continued with the lower back and then the whole back then onto the arms and hands where I also found areas that needed attention, I continued with the massage, the legs and feet and no surprise here she had issues in these areas also yet not visible like her scapula and shoulder area. I then finished the Full Body Massage with the her lying supine (face up) massaging the legs feet arms hands and finishing with the neck and shoulders. When I was done with the massage I put her through some good stretching techniques (which she loved) and I knew from experience how the stretches would benefit her so this was a good thing.

Like I said I was determined to help her get rid of the pain she had accepted was going to be there forever yet I knew it didn't have to be. I told her what I wanted to do and we started a plan of sessions. My plan was to continue with the full body massage because everything in our body is connected in its own way and when one area isn't doing what its suppose to do another area steps in and helps but then it is doing more than its supposed to do and it becomes affected so another area becomes affected and so on and so on and now there is so many more areas that need attention. So I started her with full body massage sessions to relieve the tension and tightness so the body becomes relaxed and the healing process begins. Not only is the relaxed state of the body and mind healing,  massage brings blood to the area, the blood supplies water, oxygen, food and secretions and carries away carbon dioxide and waste products to be eliminated from the body, causing a healing process of its own. Repair takes place when infection- causing bacteria has been destroyed then the connective tissues cells send what is called fibroblasts to the area for the regenerating and rebuilding process of the area.

As I do the Full Body Massage I integrate other techniques that my client is comfortable with. Some Deep Tissue massage on the taut bands I find is beneficial only as long as the pain scale is ok for my client as I don't want to cause her to tighten up from to much pain as that would only hinder the process as we want to loosen the tightness not make it tighter. Everyone has different pain scales so it is important to be in good communication while doing any deep tissue.There is that good pain which is tolerable and actually feels good and then there's that pain that causes the body or muscle to tighten,which is not what we are aiming for. I also used some cross fiber friction strokes, Friction is specific circular or transverse movements, generally across the grain of fiber of the underlying tissues. It is not a sliding/gliding action like effleurage and is focused on a confined area. A variation called Cyriax Cross Fiber Friction is a very specific treatment technique frequently used to break up adhesion's and scar tissue. Using Myofascial Techniques to reduce fascial restrictions, Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) techniques to address trigger points and pressure points, using NMT I can usually feel when a tight area or taut band releases

I continued doing Full Body Massage sessions with her and each time I could see improvement and she was telling me how much better she was doing for example before she wouldn't feel her scapula against the seat back when she was sitting and now she could actually feel it. She didn't feel the awkward hitch in her shoulder it was now feeling relaxed and more like it should feel and her posture was improving giving her a more balanced feeling when she stood.

There was one time during our sessions where circumstances led to missing a session and although she was feeling good and didn't feel she needed it so it was ok if she missed a session  within a few days after the missed session, yes that soon, the pain returned and we could see a difference where as the muscle memory caused the muscle to return to where it had been for so long. I was doing what I call retraining the muscles with massage and body works, to return to their natural position to where they should be not where the injury caused the position of the muscles to go and because they stayed that way for so long  muscle memory causes them to return to that position until the retraining process takes over and they stay where they actually should be and were meant to be for their function. Missing the session didn't really do any damage it just set us back  prolonged the outcome.

The whole process took about 10 months of massage & body work therapy to retrain the muscles and get the body to realign itself to its natural stance where she is now pain free, has a better more relaxed posture and her overall health and well being has improved. She now keeps up on what I call body maintenance by integrating massage into her life schedule. She can now choose what type of massage she wants and one of her favorites is the Hot Stone Massage. She continues to have regular massage at least once a month if not more !!

I would like to add how important it really is to stick to a plan your massage therapist may give you as sometimes it does take time for the healing process to work yet from experience I have seen it work well. I also feel and highly recommend doing the full body massage as it may seem to you like "oh I only need this part of my body done" and yes that is very beneficial for the area but having the full body massage I believe will speed up the process of healing any area as the body is made up of a whole lot of different parts that all work together.

Treat yourself today, with a professional massage from Blue Pacific Massage and Body Works.  You deserve it!
Call or Text (760) 680 7910

Serving the High Desert Area
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Monday, January 21, 2019

Lower Back Pain

 Massage Therapy & Lower Back Pain


Recent studies have found that professional massage therapy is one of the more effective, and money saving alternatives available, and more beneficial than traditional medical treatments.  Seeking the assistance of a professional massage therapist, is the most beneficial treatment you will find!

Dr. Daniel Cherkin, Director of the Group Health Research Institute states that lower back pain is also a common cause of disability, work absenteeism, and 'presenteeism,' when people are unable to perform well at work. A study involving 401 patients with ages ranging between 20, to 65 years, found some amazing results when these people were treated with massage therapy.

The study compared the effectiveness of structural massage, versus usual medical care, medication, and physical therapy. Patients were randomly assigned to receive one of three treatments as follows:

· Group 1 – Full body relaxation massage, often called Swedish massage
· Group 2 – Focused deep tissue massage for pain related tissues, ligaments, and joints.
· Group 3 – Painkillers, anti inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, or physical therapy.

Groups 1 & 2 were given a one hour massage, once a week for 10 weeks.

After 10 weeks, the patients were surveyed again in relation to their symptoms, and mobility, and again assessed at 6 months, and again at 12 months.

Groups 1 & 2 reported that their lower back pain had improved significantly, or was completely gone altogether.  It was found that patients who received massage therapy, were twice as likely to see improvements in pain, and function, as those receiving usual medical treatment, as with Group 3.

After 10 weeks, approximately two-thirds of groups 1 & 2, had made substantial improvement as opposed to about one-third of those in the usual care group. These results quite literally speak for themselves.

This type of massage treatment works for other areas of the body, upper back, neck, arms, legs ect.  

Even though studies in the past have somewhat concentrated on the benefits of deep tissue massage, this study has also proven that relaxation massage, also has incredible benefits.  There are two main reasons for this, relaxation massage is more widely available, and more affordable than a lot of traditional medical treatments, and medications.

Terree is a fully qualified, trained professional massage therapist in a wide variety of professional massage techniques.  You can make an appointment by calling or texting (760) 680 7910.

You and your body deserve the best, and you will find that at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Massage For Tension Headaches

Are Tension Headaches Affecting Your Life?

We've all experienced that horrible headache, caused by stress and tension. They can stop us from being able to focus properly, can inhibit our performance at work, as well as stop any chance to relax. This in turn stops the body from being able to recharge the batteries, and the cycle continues. Seeking the assistance of a qualified, professional massage therapist just may be the answer!

A lot of people have heard the term “tension headache,” but may not exactly understand what it is. Basically, a tension headache is caused by stress, and exacerbated by dehydration. Pain seems to occur at the top, and/or sides of the head, and sometimes can also include pain behind the eyes, and stiff neck and shoulders. These can go on for days on end if steps aren't taken to fix the issue.

Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is a professional massage therapy business, located in Hesperia, California. Owner/operator Terree Nelson, is highly qualified and experienced in a large variety of massage therapy methods, and techniques. Tension headaches often originate from a painful neck and shoulders. These are caused by stress, and even a bad posture, which can spread up to the muscles around the skull. Not many people are actually aware that there are muscles around the skull.

When we are experiencing this kind of headache, many people unknowingly add to it by clenching their jaw.  We can tend to do this in our sleep, without even realizing it.  This is also not good for the teeth. This tightens the muscles around the skull even further, resulting in constant headaches. So now we know what causes these headaches, how can Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works help?

Terree can effectively ease and soften the muscles around the sides of the head, temples, and where the neck meets the skull. Research has shown that chronic tension headaches can indeed be treated efficiently by a professional massage therapist.  An experienced massage therapist from Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works can also advise on exercises you can do yourself at home, or in the office, to help ease the muscle tension.

If you are one of the many sufferers of tension headaches, get a massage for tension headaches just Call or Text 760 680 7910 for your appointment!!

Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is serving the High Desert CA Hesperia, Victorville,Apple Valley, Phelan, Oak Hills, and surrounding areas..

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Full Body Massage

What Is A Full Body Massage?


When some people think of a full body massage, they may mistakenly think of it as a sexual type of massage that goes on behind closed doors, while this can be true in some of the unethical massage business’s, and while massage in itself can be sensual, a full body massage, from a professional, and certified massage therapist such as myself, has nothing to do with sex.
Blue PacificMassage and Body Works is a licensed, professional, and qualified massage therapy business.

What a professional full body massage involves is the massaging of the entire body with pressing, stroking, and kneading techniques. Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works Full Body Massageincludes the upper and lower back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, legs, and feet on both the front and back of the body. This Full Body Massage is a Swedish Massage combined with Deep Tissue (if needed) Shiatsu, Reflexology, Trigger Points and a few mild Stretching Techniques. This refreshing full body massage relieves stress and tension aches for pure relaxation. There are many different methods, and techniques used, depending on each client's needs. No two clients are the same therefore I treat each client according to their individual needs, issues, aches, and discomforts.

A full body massage more often than not uses a variety of massage techniques and methods, often combining them as opposed to one specific type. As an example, Swedish massage uses five styles of long flowing strokes. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking. Swedish massage refers to techniques designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones, and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. Whereas a full body massage could use some of the Swedish massage in conjunction with other methods and techniques.

Some important factors associated with a professional therapeutic massage include:

· Massage is more often done on a professional massage table although some techniques use specific kinds of floor mats or a professional massage chair.

· Massage lotions, massage oils or massage gels are applied to help reduce friction on the skin.

· Soft music is usually played to help produce a calming and relaxing environment.

It is also important to remember, this massage can take awhile, usually Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works Full Body Massage will take from 80 to 90 minutes, also offered is a 2 hour full body massage which is very beneficial as it gives your body more time to stay in a relaxed atmosphere which plays an important part in the bodies healing process. You need to allow yourself and me the time to work on you properly, and professionally to ensure you are getting the maximum benefit.

For more information relating to my massage business, you can visit my website, or even visit myFacebook page. Call or Text (760) 680 7910 to arrange an appointment and to discuss your individual needs.

Don't delay! Start your massage program with a professional massage therapist at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works designed for your specific needs today!

Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is dedicated in giving quality therapeutic massage for over all health and wellness with strong knowledge in the various massage techniques including:
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Lymph Drainage, Reflexology, Stretching Techniques, Pre  & Post Natal Massage, Infant Massage, Chair Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, Neuromuscular Therapy.

Located in Hesperia, CA. 92345 and serving the surrounding areas including Victorville, Oak Hills, Apple Valley, Phelan and more.....

Monday, December 10, 2018

Massage During The Holidays

Three Good Reasons To Get A Massage During The Holiday Season


With the holidays here it’s the time of year for giving, and helping to make holiday wishes come true. Well what about you? How about treating yourself to a massage while you're out taking care of all the extra tasks the holidays add to our daily life.  

Here are 3 Good reasons to get a massage this holiday season.

Massage Beats Stress: This is one of the most stressful times of the year for many people. Long shopping lists, your family is either coming or already here, and you’re almost out of time! Take the time to let someone else release your stress fighting hormones while you forget about all you need to get done for just a little while. Massage therapy will help you feel rejuvenated and you will probably get more done in less time.

It’s cold outside : When the temperature drops, muscles seem to tighten,  achy backs/hips/knees seem to set in. Let a massage therapist from Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works warm up those muscles and joints and help relieve your pain.

You’re doing so much more: On the go, carrying heavy bags, putting up lights, carrying boxes from their storage place, cleaning your house, standing while baking cookies for hours in the kitchen ect. Well no wonder you've got some knots and kinks. Massage therapy can help you to recover faster and feel great again.

Blue PacificMassage & Body Works located in Hesperia, CA. 
Call or Text for your appointment 760 680 7910

Serving the High Desert Area
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Monday, December 3, 2018

Don't Stop Yourself From Getting A Massage


Have you received your massage today? You should put it on your list of things to do!
 
Massage at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is memorable and enjoyable and something I'm sure you’ll want to repeat again and again. Whether you want to completely relax with a soothing massage, relieve your muscular pain or chronic tension, release those pesky knots, improve your circulation and overall health, Massage Therapist Terree Nelson at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works in Hesperia Ca. can help achieve your goals. In fact there are several types of Massage, The most commonly offered massage techniques at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works are:

Blue Pacific's Full Body Massage
The Full Body Massage includes the upper and lower back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, legs, feet .Front and Back. This Full Body Massage is a Swedish Massage combined with Deep Tissue (if needed) Shiatsu, Reflexology, Trigger Points and a few stretching Techniques.
This refreshing massage relieves stress and tension aches for pure relaxation.

Blue Pacific's One Hour Massage
This is mainly Swedish Massage using some of the five styles of long flowing strokes. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking. Modalities also available include deep tissue, trigger point therapy, reflexology, acupressure, shiatsu.

Manual Lymph Drainage Massage
​Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural circulation of the lymph through the body. Any massage is supposed to provide relaxation and make the muscles work more efficiently. Lymphatic massage is no different. A Manual Lymph Drainage Massage is a procedure that helps the lymph system work more efficiently. When it is done following a surgery, the treated or operated area is given special attention and care to speed up the recovery process and get positive results.

Blue Pacific's Hot Stone Massage
Massage Techniques used during hot stone massage include massaging or stroking the body with a heated stone which warms and relaxes the muscles, the warmth of the hot stones help to improve circulation and calm the nervous system, it also helps relieve muscle tension and allow the body to relax and be at ease. The use of stones for healing purposes dates back thousands of years.

Other Modalities include...

Neuromuscular Therapy – advanced pain relief targeting specific trigger points in muscles, tendons, and attachment sites.

Deep Tissue Massage – massage of the deeper musculature and connective tissue to release chronic tension and pain. It’s often a firmer massage that is appreciated by experienced clients.

Myofascial Release treats symptoms by releasing the tension or tightness of the injured fascia.

So no more stopping yourself from receiving the many benefits of massage? Massage from Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works Massage is relaxing, stress reducing, pain relieving, and performance improving. So be sure and Call or Text 760 680 7910 today to schedule your appointment.

Treat yourself today, with a professional massage from 

Serving the High Desert Area
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Thursday, November 29, 2018

On- Site Chair Massage

On- Site Chair Massage

There is so much that can be shared about massage and its benefits I thought today I would share the benefits of chair massage at work or mainly known as On-Site Chair Massage for the office or workplace which has become more and more popular today.

It's easy, fast and fairly inexpensive, giving chair massages helps to relax and rejuvenate your employees and lets them enjoy the healing power of massage. Chair massage helps relieve many of the problems associated with repetitive movement.

Many scientific studies show the benefits of chair massage as well as benefits to your business. Employee Benefits: Decrease in Stress, Boost to Immune System, Improve Circulation, Lower Blood Pressure, , Relieves Headache, Reduces Muscle tension , Improves Thinking, Enhances Flexibility, Promotes a sense of well-being.
Employer Benefits: Increase Productivity, Lower Workplace Stress Levels, Decrease Absenteeism, Improve Retention Rates, Less Ergonomics Related InjuriesPromotes a revitalized and healthier workforce.

Chair Massage is focused on the upper and lower lack, neck, shoulders, arms and hands. There are different methods for giving a chair massage yet most commonly it is usually done using an Ergonomically designed chair which is what I use, it is also done through the clothes & no oil. Time is usually 10-20 minutes. Depending on your therapist there are different Massage Techniques used such as Swedish (PetrissageTapotement, Vibration, ect.), Deep Tissue, Acupressure. Some incorporate the use of different stretching techniques so its usually what the Massage Therapist decides to put in the mix.

Highly recommended for you Business owners show your employees you appreciate them by adding a monthly, or by-monthly chair massage.

Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is your best resource for massage therapy in the High Desert, Ca. Serving Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley, Oak Hills & surrounding areas.
Call or text (760) 680 7910.

Blue Pacific Massage & Body works offers On-Site Chair Massage



Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works Massage Menu

Here at Blue Pacific Massage I have a menu for my clients so they can choose what they would like before their mobile massage or coming to see me. This ensures I have a plan or routine worked out before hand. Below are a few examples of whats on the menu at  Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works.........

Blue Pacific Massage, takes care to provide customers high quality services personalized for their unique needs.  Call or Text 760 680 7910. Blue Pacific Massage is professional, courteous and efficient.

Blue Pacific's Full Body Massage
Choose the 60 minutes or 90 minutes The Full Body Massage includes the upper and lower back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, legs, feet .Front and Back. This Full Body Massage is a Swedish Massage combined with Deep Tissue (if needed) Shiatsu, Reflexology, Trigger Points and a few stretching Techniques.
This refreshing massage relieves stress and tension aches for pure relaxation.

Blue Pacific's Therapeutic Massage
Therapeutic Massage incorporates many techniques to address chronic muscle and skeletal issues this is done with a minimum of two 30 minute sessions a week for a minimum of 10 to 12 weeks. Focusing on the primary area in need.

Blue Pacific's One Hour Massage
​This is mainly Swedish Massage using some of the five styles of long flowing strokes. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking.
Modalities also available include deep tissue, trigger point therapy, reflexology, acupressure, shiatsu,

Blue Pacific's Hot Stone Massage
Massage Techniques used during hot stone massage include massaging or stroking the body with a heated stone which warms and relaxes the muscles, the warmth of the hot stones help to improve circulation and calm the nervous system, it also helps relieve muscle tension and allow the body to relax and be at ease. The use of stones for healing purposes dates back thousands of years.
Choose the 60 minute or 90 minute.

Manual Lymph Drainage Massage
​Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural circulation of the lymph through the body. Any massage is supposed to provide relaxation and make the muscles work more efficiently. Lymphatic massage is no different. A Manual Lymph Drainage Massage is a procedure that helps the lymph system work more efficiently. When it is done following a surgery, the treated or operated area is given special attention and care to speed up the recovery process and get positive results.
                    
                     Also Available From Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works
Pre Natal Massage    *** Stretching Techniques *** Deep Tissue *** On-Site Chair Massage

Treat yourself today, with a professional massage from
Blue Pacific Massage and Body Works.  You deserve it!
Call or Text (760) 680 7910

Serving the High Desert Area
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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage Explained

Most of us have heard the term “Swedish Massage,” but probably most do not know it's origin, or how beneficial it can actually be. Swedish physiologist, Per Henrik Ling, pioneered both Swedish massage, and physical therapy at the University of Stockholm in the early 19th century. Ling developed a system called “Medical Gymnastics” which incorporated movements performed by a professional therapist. This technique was brought to the United States in 1858, and is known as Swedish massage.

Swedish massage is now the most common and probably best known massage technique in the west. But how exactly can it benefit you?  Swedish massage involves the massage therapist using certain massage strokes to relieve muscle pain. Depending on your own individual needs, a professionally trained Swedish massage therapist, can either use slow and gentle techniques, or vigorous, and bracing.  A professionally trained Swedish massage therapist will first work to relax the muscles, and prepare them for deeper strokes or  “deep tissue” therapy.   Normally an experienced Swedish massage therapist will require about 50 to 60 minutes of your time to ensure you get the most benefit from this technique.

Blue Pacific Massage and Body Works, is a professional massage therapy business located in Hesperia, California.  Owner/operator Terree Nelson, is a highly qualified, and trained CMT, certified massage therapist. Trained in a wide variety of massage modalities, and techniques, Terree's focus is on the wellness, and health of her clients.  A professional Swedish massage therapist, among many other styles, Terree explains the entire process to each and every client, and takes the time to find every area that requires work.

Keeping to the correct Swedish massage technique, Terree first lubricates the skin with massage oil, and performs a variety of massage strokes to warm up the muscle tissue, release tension, and gradually break up any muscle “knots.” Among the many benefits of Swedish massage, this technique also promotes relaxation.  It is always highly advised to inform Terree of any injuries, or conditions you are suffering. Unlike many other massage therapists, Terree communicates throughout the massage, to ensure you are completely comfortable, and to discuss any degree of discomfort you may be feeling.

If you are someone who requires deeper massage work, and can tolerate more pressure, and even moments of discomfort to get relief from muscle pain, then there are many techniques that can be done.

Call or Text (760) 680 7910 to arrange an appointment, and to also discuss your specific needs. Terree can even design a personalized massage, and wellness program, just for you.

Treat yourself today, with a professional massage from 

Serving the High Desert Area
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Friday, November 2, 2018

Massage for Neck Pain

               Are You Suffering Neck Pain?
                                                             

Every one of us has experienced neck pain at one time or another.  It could be that you have an injury, a medical condition, or may have even slept the wrong way.  Regardless of the reason, neck pain and neck related pain, is never much fun to deal with, and can severely limit our day to day activities.  What you really need to do, is seek out a professional massage therapist, Hesperia, CA.

In the United States, neck pain is one of the most common health problems.  Usually, people will see their medical practitioner, and some will sometimes turn to alternative medical therapies, such as massage, for assistance.  Up until recently, little was known about the effectiveness of message therapy with neck pain, even though massage techniques have been used for centuries in many cultures.

A study was recently conducted at the Group Health Center in Seattle, with 64 sufferers of neck pain.  This study was NCCAM-funded.  Participants in the study had to have had neck pain persisting for at least 12 weeks to qualify, and were then randomly assigned to receive either massage treatments, or a self-care book.

The group assigned to receive massages, had up to 10 treatments over a 10 week period,which was provided by licensed, professional massage therapists.  A variety of massage techniques were used, as well as giving patients self help tips.  After the 10 weeks, this group was found to have had significant improvements in both function, and symptoms. After continuing the study for 26 weeks, the massage group again reported improvements in function, as well as symptoms, however, the self-care book group, had a medication use increase of up to 14%. There were no serious adverse experiences reported.

The conclusion of this study showed that not only is therapeutic massage safe, but has long term benefits for treating chronic neck pain, as well as in the short term.  Many cultures have known about the benefits of therapeutic massage for centuries, and many are now turning to professional massage therapists as part of their wellness programs.

If you are experiencing chronic neck pain, call or Text (760) 680 7910.Owner/operator Terree Nelson, at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works is a fully qualified, professional massage therapist, who is highly trained in a variety of professional massage modalities!

Serving the High Desert Area
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Thursday, November 1, 2018

I am a firm believer in Neuromuscular Therapy

Neuromuscular Therapy


 Neuromuscular Therapy is a scientifically based technique of massage therapy. Using soft tissue manipulation by utilizing static pressure, the same level of intensity is held for a certain amount of time on a taut muscle or point. Keeping the pressure anywhere from 10 to 40 seconds usually until you get the taut muscle to release, sometimes this release can take longer so patience and good communication is a plus when using Neuromuscular Therapy. Your therapist will use a pain scale and instruct you on using breathing techniques to help in getting that tense or knotted muscle to release. This helps to re-balance the function of the nervous system and the skeletal system.

When a chain reaction begins say a stressed or over worked muscle you get what is known as vasoconstriction Thinning of the blood then with the thinning of the blood vessels in the affected area limited blood flow can cause muscle tissue to tighten. When muscle tissue becomes tight or hypertonic, toxins such as Pyruvic acids, Hyaluronic acids and Lactic acids get trapped, these acids cause pain as they are natural neuro-exciters, which cause increased nerve sensitivity which can cause muscle tissue to press nerves against bone also known as muscle compression which can cause a lot of pain. When in pain your body functions in different ways to compensate which can also lead to Postural Distortion and Biomechanical Dysfunction!! Myofascial Trigger Points may also become affected, which redirects pain from one part of the body to another. Thus your chain reaction if not taken care of from the onset. 

Many times a client calls and is in such pain they really need help, I am a firm believer in Neuromuscular Therapy as it is very effective and has helped many clients get relief from their pain!! Neuromuscular Therapy helps loosen tight or tense muscles (hypertonic muscles) which restores circulation which then breaks the chain reaction and relieves the client’s pain.

Massage therapy as body maintenance for overall health and wellness helps to stop the chain reaction by taking care of the issues before they can cause more of the negative effects!!

Be sure and call or text Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works 760 680 7910 before your chain reaction begins….

Located in Hesperia, CA. 92345 and serving the surrounding areas including Victorville, Oak Hills, Apple Valley, Phelan and more..... For more information relating to my massage services, you can visit my website, or even visit my Facebook page. 

Monday, October 29, 2018

Benefits of Lymphatic Massage


Benefits of Manual Lymph Drainage Massage (MLD) after Surgeries

 

Any massage is supposed to provide relaxation and make the muscles work more efficiently. Lymphatic massage is no different. A Manual Lymph Drainage Massage (MLD) is a procedure that helps the lymph system work more efficiently. When it is done following a surgery, the treated or operated area is given special attention and care to speed up the recovery process and get positive results.

Benefits of Lymphatic Massage

Lymphatic massage comes with many benefits. Some of them are discussed here.

Reduces Swelling

After a surgery such as liposuction, tummy tucks or other cosmetic surgeries, the treated may swell.  Lymphatic Massage helps in reducing the swelling more quickly while speeding up the recovery process.

Toxins are Flushed

When it comes to cosmetic surgeries or liposuction, the body gets a lot of toxins. If they are not flushed or removed, they can cause damage. Lymphatic Massage promotes flushing of toxins and maximizes the chances of the area to not become infected.

Improves Circulation of Blood

Lymphatic Massage promotes the circulation of blood in the treated areas. There may be some cases where the circulation of blood is affected. With the help of Lymphatic Massage, blood circulation as well as the circulation of lymphatic fluid is improved. During Lymphatic Massage, an experienced and professional massage therapist gently manipulates the skin and underlying tissues in the areas of lymph production to increase circulation and promote drainage and healing. It is a very light touch and very relaxing.

Enhances Healing Process

Lymphatic Massage enhances the healing process and makes the patient recover from the surgeries more quickly than naturally. With the involvement of different procedures, the muscles are relaxed which help recover and heal quickly. It also stimulates the healing of wounds.

Reduces Discomfort and Irritation

Procedures like tummy tucks, liposuction and cosmetic surgeries can be very painful and distressing. Post surgeries, the patient may find themselves in serious discomfort. Lymphatic Massage reduces discomfort and eliminates irritation making the patient relax.
These are some of the best benefits of Lymphatic Massage post surgeries, if you want to help reduce the pain and discomfort and recover more quickly, it is advisable to consult a Lymphatic Massage Therapist. You will feel much more relaxed and will also heal quicker. You will also get to see the desired results more quickly than expected because of the reduction in swelling.

Call or Text Terree at Blue Pacific Massage and Body Works to book your appointment. 760 680 7910

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Shiatsu or “finger pressure” massage



Shiatsu or “finger pressure” massage is a Japanese form of massage. It is often described as basically being the same as acupressure, but this is not really the case here, Shiatsu massage techniques go beyond using the specific pressure points. By integrating other methods such as, breathing techniques, stretching and body movement with your massage experience we get more of the whole-body approach to restoring energy balance. Although many of the claimed benefits have not been scientifically proven, advocates seem to believe that it can work to treat many different problems. Shiatsu is considered to be generally safe, with its roots going back thousands of years, this technique is growing in popularity around the world today!!


The main reasoning of the shiatsu massage is that chi or qu (energy) flows through channels or meridians of the body. When the energy flows freely, chi puts in positive energy while taking out negative energy, yin and yang!!! Shiatsu helps us to be more physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy. When chi is slowed or blocked it can cause problems in wellness such as sleeplessness, indigestion, swollen joints, headaches, depression, muscle tension, taut muscles knots and so on. By using Shiatsu massage to manipulate pressure points along specific meridians and relaxing the body, we get chi (energy) back in balance and flowing freely through the channels or meridians therefore, treating numerous health problems.

Shiatsu massage is available at Blue Pacific Massage & Body Works in Hesperia CA. 92345 we are dedicated to giving quality therapeutic massage for overall health and wellness with strong knowledge in the various massage techniques including: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Manual Lymph Drainage, Reflexology, Stretching Techniques, Pre & Post Natal Massage, Infant Massage, Chair Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, Neuromuscular Therapy. 

For more information relating to my massage services, you can visit my website, or even visit my Facebook page. 
Get the many benefits of massage....Call or Text 760 680 7910 for your appointment today. 

Located in Hesperia, CA. 92345 and serving the surrounding areas including Victorville, Oak Hills and Apple Valley.