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neck pain

Massage is Effective for Neck Pain

alleviate neck pain

A popular but little-studied method of easing neck pain—by moving patients’ necks in specific ways—may be more effective than traditional physical therapy or physician’s care, according to WebMD. A new study shows manual therapy as practiced in the US by chiropractors, osteopaths, and some massage therapists, worked best at improving neck mobility and reducing pain.

Neck pain is a…

Meet Barbara White, Feldenkrais® Method

Barbara White is a highly experienced Feldenkrais® practitioner who has been with Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto for 30 years! Barbara trained with Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, founder of the Feldenkrais Method, designed to improve human functioning by increasing self-awareness through movement. She has been teaching as well as practicing Functional Integration® and Awareness Through Movement®…

Meet Mindy Sun, Advanced Therapist

Mindy specializes in treating clients using Deep Tissue massage for specific complaints as well as for an overall relaxing experience. Her extensive knowledge of human physiology allows her to specialize in neck, shoulder, and back pain relief. During Deep Tissue work, she address both the specific muscles exhibiting symptoms as well as the postural patterns from which they developed. She use a…

Got Tech Neck?

We enjoyed a recent column about ‘tech neck’ by Chip Johnson in the SF Chronicle. Tech neck is a repetitive stress injury caused by staring down at the small screen of your laptop, smart phone, or other mobile devices all day long. This causes injuries like those seen a few years after desktop computers became a household item. The condition is most common in people 18 to 39 years old, wit…

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