Entries by TurningPoint

FSA: Use it or lose it!

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) are like a discount on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses… including massage therapy! If you get regular massage and you’re not using your work-sponsored FSA plan (currently $2500 per year), you’re missing out on savings! How to use your FSA To use your FSA plan, all you need is a prescription from your doctor to […]

All About Trigger Point Therapy

In Brief: What is it? Trigger Points (TrPs) are painful contraction knots that are aggravated by stress. TrPs cause pain, stiffness, and make other problems worse. They often radiate pain elsewhere, making them mysterious. How does it help? TrP Therapy aims to reduce & eliminate TrPs, addressing the cause of the myofascial pain & restriction. What […]

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)  address the neurological control the brain exerts over muscles and movement coordination. All movement and tension in the body is regulated by the nervous system and MET helps to reset the system, reduce painful feedback, and re-educate movement patterns. Highly specific movement and resistance exercises engage and disengage muscles and nerve signals […]