Body talk with Elle is the blog for All Star Massage, located in North Fort Myers, Florida. Here Elle Catalan shares the benefits of massage therapy, suggestions for home care, massage appointment availability and the various massage techniques and services offered All Star Massage.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and while there may be some controversy around wearing pink, we are making this month about YOU, whether you have breast cancer or not. (Men, I’m looking at you too.)
Cancer isn’t predictable and it isn’t pretty, but here are a few simple ways to take care of yourself and honor your breasts.
Lead by Example Perform monthly self breast exams, get knowledgeable about your body, and schedule regular mammograms. Make sure you schedule a clinical breast exam with your primary care physician, too. Set a good example for the loved ones around you by incorporating healthy practices. This can include, starting a garden, eating as organic as possible, exercising regularly, and packing healthy lunches for your kids.
Talk to Your Family and Friends Teach your children about self care and good breast health. Tell them about the health risks that come with smoking and alcohol. Talk with your kids, siblings, parents and grandparents about your family’s health his…
Reach for cherries when you are craving a snack! Not only are they healthy and pack a mere 77 calories for a whole cup portion, but they are mega good for you, too!
Here's why you should add cherries to your grocery list all season long.
They help to reduce inflammation: A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that eating cherries reduces several bio-markers consistent with chronic inflammatory diseases. Specifically, cherry juice can alleviate joint inflammation for people who suffer from arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, according to a University of Vermont study.
They help prevent muscle damage: Cherries reduce muscle soreness after a workout, and they can prevent greater muscle damage in the long run. Cherries are chock full of Anthocyanins which are powerful antioxidants that contain anti-inflammatory properties that reduce muscle ache.
They fight cardiovascular disease: The potent anthocyanins, which give cherries their ruby color, can also have a positi…
I've just added a 30 minute cupping massage session to the online scheduler!
If you aren't able to commit to a 90 minute massage session to take advantage of the free cupping offer for the month of August, you can still try it out!
Using suction from vacuum cups, muscles are relaxed using negative pressure by being drawn upward instead of pushed. Helps with pain, inflammation, and circulation.
20-25 min cupping followed by brief finishing massage. Only $40! Schedule now right here