Entries by Jocelyn Diles

How Massaging Your Partner Can Strengthen Your Relationship

Over the past few months, I have written extensively about the myriad benefits of massage. A few examples include: 8 Main Benefits of Massage Therapy Massage Therapy for Back Pain Massage Therapy for Headaches Giving your partner a massage can open new doors in your relationship Anyone who has received a massage from me can […]

Massage Therapy for Back Pain

If you have ever suffered from low back pain, then you know how uncomfortable it can be. Simple everyday things such as putting on socks, sitting in a chair, sleeping in bed, and walking upstairs can become big challenges. Today I will explore how massage therapy can help relieve back pain symptoms. Over 75 percent […]

8 Main Benefits of Massage Therapy

In today’s blog post I will focus on the many benefits of massage therapy. Many people are aware that the practice of regular massage helps reduce stress, but often people are unaware that massages can do much, much more, such as improving our sleep, reducing chronic pain, and even reducing the effects of anxiety and […]

Massage Therapy for Headaches

Massage has long been a treatment for a variety of ailments and symptoms, but did you know that massage therapy is also a very helpful tool for dealing with common headaches?  Read on to understand how you can help decrease the frequency and strength of headaches. Common Types of Headaches Every headache is not the […]

9 Ways to Improve Your Posture

Do you feel like you are slowly growing a hunchback, or you are turning into a turtle? As a massage therapist I work with many clients who struggle with this type of poor posture due to sitting at a computer all day, looking at their phones, and moms who are always looking down at their […]


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Broadly speaking there are two types of cupping: dry cupping and bleeding and/or wet cupping (controlled bleeding), with wet cupping being more common.[citation needed] The British Cupping Society (BCS), an organization promoting the practice, teaches both. As a general rule, wet cupping provides a more “curative-treatment approach” to patient management […]


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine.[2] It is commonly used for pain relief,[10][11] though it is also used to treat a wide range of conditions.[3] The majority of people who seek out acupuncture do so for musculoskeletal problems, including low back pain, shoulder stiffness, and knee pain.[33] Acupuncture is […]


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rolfing is based on the proposition that “a human is basically an energy field operating in the greater energy of the earth”.[7] In practical terms, Rolfing is delivered as a type of hands-on physical manipulationattempting to align the body in the earth’s gravity.[2][3] Rolf said that “Rolfers make a life […]

Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is a psychological therapy designed to aid in preventing the relapse of depression, specifically in individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD).[1] Its intent to address MDD specifically distinguishes MBCT from other mindfulness-based therapies such as mindfulness-based stress reduction which is applicable to a broad range of […]