On me it looks and feels like JOY and LAUGHTER while gardening, mountain biking, cross country skiing, hiking, swimming, taking my dog for walks..

Being in pain affects all areas of our lives. Health is not just the absence of pain. Health is about how we feel in our emotional, mental, spiritual and physical bodies.

Massage can be thought of as an indulgence. A massage feels good, and it’s a great way to relax. But, massage therapy is much, much more. It relaxes muscle tissue, which reduces spasms and contractions that cause pain. It also reduces nerve compression. The relaxation response is an involuntary response of the nervous system to massage techniques and healing touch.