Should I book a Swedish or Therapeutic Massage? Many clients ask about the difference between a Swedish and Therapeutic Massage because they are unsure of which will meet their needs. Here are a few differences between the two services to help you decide which the best is for you and your body. No matter what type of massage you receive, your body will benefit. Both a Swedish and Therapeutic Massage will help you achieve a state of relaxation while increasing circulation and lymphatic movement. If you are strictly looking to relax and are not experiencing muscle pain or discomfort, a […]
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Change your posture, Change your mood. One more reason your mother was right when she told you not to slouch. Changing your slumped posture can boost your mood and increase your energy. Research conducted on college students has shown that altering your body posture from a slouched posture to a more upright position can improve your disposition and energy level (Peper). So even if you may be feeling sad or down you might be able to improve the way you feel just by sitting up a little taller and pulling those shoulders back. Another study looked at posture in people […]
Success Story: Steve L.’s Joint Pain “ I was unable to run more than one day each week without hip and knee pain when I started my therapy. The exercises and stretches have helped me regain a much higher level of comfort when I am running and I have also noticed improvements in my flexibility and strength. I am very impressed by the individual attention and specific program provided for me at LPT. I would highly recommend this location for friends and colleagues.” -Steve L. Comments: Thank you for the kind words! -Lafayette Physical Therapy, Inc.