Dry Needling

Dry Needling and Acupuncture for Pain Dry needling can be added to some Massage services and is included in our Acupuncture for Pain treatments. Dry needling is a technique used for musculoskeletal injuries and pain management. This treatment that involves a very thin acupuncture needle being inserted into specific trigger or motor points to relieve [...]

Prenatal Massage

Prenatal Massage Prenatal massage:  Prenatal massage  during pregnancy is a vital support to women as their bodies undergo major shifts and changes. Your prenatal massage therapist has been trained to know the exact spots to focus on to nurture expecting mothers.  Massage is safe at all stages of pregnancy. Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular [...]

Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy Cupping is much like the inverse of massage – rather than applying pressure to muscles, it uses gentle vacuum pressure to pull them upward.  The entire back may be treated, including the neck, shoulders, middle and lower back, and sacral area. Cups are placed on the skin and may be left for a [...]

Comparing Swedish vs. Deep Tissue Massage

Comparing Swedish vs. Deep Tissue Massage While Sage Massage Therapy offers both Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage it’s important to understand the differences and benefits of each type of massage. Swedish Massage Swedish massage is the most commonly offered massage technique, utilizing light to medium pressure and long smooth gliding strokes.  It relaxes skin [...]

Mental Health

Mental Health Major depression and anxiety affect more than 28 million American annually. Depression is among the ten most frequently reported medical conditions. Many patients seek alternative therapies because they cannot tolerate the side effects of antidepressant medications, such as SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and MAO (monomine oxidase) inhibitors. Chinese Medicine – both herbs and [...]

Headaches and Migraines

Headaches and Migraines In Chinese Medicine, headaches are considered to be the experience of stagnation or turbulence in the circulation of energy and blood flow. This may be due to injury or internal imbalances in the organ systems created by the stressful lifestyles that most of us lead. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs have an excellent [...]

Womens Health

Womens Health A woman’s body goes through many cycles over a lifetime.  From puberty, pregnancy, and finally menopause, with years of menstruation in between, a woman’s body and hormones are in constant flux. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a powerful tool in treating and supporting women’s health.  Acupuncture treats each woman according to her own patterns of [...]