• Thai Yoga Massage Stretch

By George, Get a Thai Yoga Massage!

By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Dave's Blogs|

by Dave I am not a flexible person, in either the figurative or the literal sense. The only thing I do worse than bending at the waist is adapting to change, but for the next sixty minutes, except for breathing, these are the only two things I will be doing. [...]

  • foot reflexology

Reflexology Blog

By |December 11th, 2015|Categories: Dave's Blogs|

Reflexology by Dave One doesn’t want to brag, but according to the bottom of my foot, I have excellent sinuses. My feet would also be the first to tell you that my hips are limber and that I do not currently suffer from chest congestion. It’s nothing I’d mention in [...]

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  • Relax, It's just your nervous system.

Relax. It’s Just Your Nervous System.

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Dave's Blogs|

Relax. It’s Just Your Nervous System by Dave   At some point during every massage, I lose the will to speak. This came as something of a surprise, as it hadn’t been listed on the McHenry Massage website as one of the various outcomes one might expect from a massage. [...]

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  • Heal Your Body, Sooth Your Mind

Heal Your Body, Sooth Your Mind

By |September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Dave's Blogs|

By Dave Because I am not one, I am always amazed by people who are able to enjoy something without analyzing it to death. These are the people who go to the comedy club ready to laugh, while I sit in the back row with my notebook and pen, ready [...]

  • There are many valid reasons to get a regular massage.

Reasons to Get A Massage

By |July 21st, 2015|Categories: Massage|Tags: |

1. Relieve stress 2. Boost immunity 3. Reduce anxiety 4. Manage low-back pain 5. Help fibromyalgia pain 6. Reduce muscle tension 7. Enhance exercise performance 8. Relieve tension headaches 9. Sleep better 10. Ease symptoms of depression 11. Improve cardiovascular health 12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis 13. Decrease stress in [...]

Comparison: Blood & Lymph Vessels

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Comparison of Blood and Lymph Vessels by Joachim E. Zuther   The heart and blood vessels represent the main components of the circulatory system, which consists of an elaborate network of tubes throughout the body. The circulatory system involves the combined functioning of the heart, blood and blood vessels to [...]

Lymphatic Drainage

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage technique which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymphatic fluid (lymph), which carries waste products away from the tissues back to the blood circulation system.   Lymph is generally similar to blood plasma except that [...]

  • Best Massage Therapy Center in McHenry County for 2015 as voted by readers of the Northwest Herald.

Best of the Fox – Massage Therapy

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Massage|

Best Massage Therapy in McHenry County We are thrilled to announce that Natural Therapy Wellness Center has been voted as the Best Massage Therapy Center in McHenry County for 2015 in the Best of the Fox Awards. Thank you to everybody who voted for us in the reader's poll taken during [...]

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