Month: April 2019

Swedish Massage – Best Relaxing Swedish Massage Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage – Best Relaxing Swedish Massage Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish massage incorporates several specific techniques that combine to give you a relaxing and beneficial experience. They include:
Long, sweeping strokes over a muscle that help to break up trigger points
Kneading the muscle to work deeper into the affected area
Rhythmically tapping an area with cupped hands to facilitate relaxation
Friction or rubbing a muscle group rapidly with the palms to stimulate warmth
Vibration or using the fingertips to quickly shake a muscle back and forth to loosen the area

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Check Out – Brian McNally, Master Glass Artist, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA.

Check Out – Brian McNally, Master Glass Artist, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA.

Building leaded glass for forty-five years. Doing Ceramics and Glass Blowing work at UCLA and RISD, MA, MFA respectively. A licensed California contractor. Fully insured and bonded. Received the first master’s degree in glass sculpture at UCLA in 1972. Awarded a fellowship toward graduate work at Rhode Island School of Design, working under glass artist Dale Chihuly. Received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in glass sculpture in 1975. Opened his current studio in Santa Barbara in 1976.

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Therapeutic Massage, Pain / Stress Relief in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

Therapeutic Massage, Pain / Stress Relief in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

Therapeutic Massage Therapy is defined as the mobilization of soft tissue (such as muscle, fascia and body fluids) to restore normal systemic and bio-mechanical/functional use. It can be used to assist in the treatment of most musculo-skeletal and associated problems, and regular Therapeutic Massage Therapy results in improved circulatory, lymphatic and neurological functioning.

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Student Massage Therapy for Students @ UCSB Recreation & Wellness, University of California, SBCC, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Student Massage Therapy for Students @ UCSB Recreation & Wellness, University of California, SBCC, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Instructions for Massage Therapy Appointments for Students:

Download & or Fill out the First Time Intake Form for Riktr PRO Massage on the Forms link @ the top of the forms page link.
E-Mail to ( riktrdeeptissuemassage@hotmail.com ) or bring the printed form with you to your appointment.
Call 805-637-7482 or text Riktr PRO Massage to schedule an appointment. (please include your name, times that you are available and a brief statement as to why you’re calling).
Read over Riktr Pro Massage Policies

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Neck Pain – Massage for Pulls, Strains, Spasms & Stiffness, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Neck Pain – Massage for Pulls, Strains, Spasms & Stiffness, Santa Barbara, Goleta

As we age, neck bone and joint pain can be caused by the wear and tear of tissues and joints. Neck pain can have many causes, but most of these are not serious conditions. Neck muscles can be strained or pulled from poor posture or even from sleeping in an awkward position. Over time, normal wear and tear or arthritis can also lead to neck pain. Certain injuries can lead to bone and joint pain in the neck, as well as nerve compression in the area, causing one to seek neck pain treatment.

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UCSB Student Massage / Wellness Massage for Stress / Tension Relief, Appointments, Westmont, SBCC Student Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

UCSB Student Massage / Wellness Massage for Stress / Tension Relief, Appointments, Westmont, SBCC Student Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Muscle body tension refers to the condition in which muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period. Muscle tension is typically caused by the physiological effects of stress and can lead to episodes of back pain.

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Low Back Pain Injuries/ Low Back Pain Management for Pulls, Strains, Spasms, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Low Back Pain Injuries/ Low Back Pain Management for Pulls, Strains, Spasms, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Muscle strains and lumbar sprains are the most common causes of low back pain. A low back muscle strain occurs when the muscles of the back are abnormally stretched too far. A lumbar sprain occurs when the ligaments, the tough bands of tissue that hold bones together, are torn from their attachments. Differentiating a strain from a sprain can be difficult, as both injuries will have similar symptoms. Many doctors refer to both injuries as a category called “musculoligamentous injuries” of the lumbar spine. In general, it doesn’t matter what you call the problem because the treatment and prognosis for both back strains and sprains is the same.

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