Do you have low back pain? Here's 4 ways massage therapy can help

By Eric Stephenson, L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B., | Article Featured on Massagemag.com

An estimated 85 percent of all American adults will experience some form of back pain during their lifetime.

Lower back pain is also one of the leading causes of job disability in the world. With Americans spending a staggering $50 billion to treat—and prevent—lower back pain each year, it is safe to say that people are desperate for relief from this chronic discomfort.

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

Many people with low back pain fear unnecessarily that their pain is related to structural problems and spinal fragility, which is normally not the case. Lower back pain can […]

How Therapeutic Massage Can Help Alleviate Chronic Pain

Article by Rachel Syms | Featured on AMTA

Imagine living with chronic pain. Every day you wake up—after a night where you might not have gotten very much sleep—knowing that your day will involve pain, most often in several areas of your body.

Then, add in the depression and anxiety that often accompanies having to deal with chronic pain and what you have is this: a peek at what it’s like for someone who suffers from fibromyalgia or chronic myofascial pain syndrome (CMPS).

Holly Ingraham, who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in February of 2013, had visited a chiropractor and […]