Meditation and Whole Life Wellness

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Meditation can be a major contributor to your overall, whole life, wellness. It has been proven to have a major and positive effect on your physical, mental and emotional health. Meditating correctly helps to generate a number of chemicals and hormones that can contribute to your overall wellness by significantly improving your physical and mental […]

Why Frequent Massages are Better than Getting Just One


If you have had a massage, you know that it has amazing benefits – besides feeling pampered or happy with the instant results. The stress and pain relief are wonderful as well. However, you may not be aware of the fact that frequent massages actually COMPOUND the benefits.   Multiple medical research studies have shown that […]

Lymphatic Massage

lymphatic massage diagram

Lymphatic massage is designed to help the lymph system do its job better.  Our specially certified therapists are trained to understand the unique and delicate nature of this system, and use specialized techniques to aid in draining blockages and swelling. The lymphatic system spreads throughout the body, but about 70% of the vessels are located […]

4 Tips for the Perfect Massage


Everyone wants the perfect massage, but how do you get exactly what you’re looking for, every time?  Follow these four easy steps to make your next massage perfect! Find a Therapist Finding the right therapist for you can take time.  Not only does your therapist need to be able to do the work your body needs, they […]

Activated Isolated Stretching


Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a technique that helps people maximize the effectiveness of stretching without causing the sort of discomfort that keeps a lot of us away from it. How do we isolate a muscle to be stretched? Isolate the muscle to be stretched by actively contracting the opposite muscle. In other words, if […]

Reduce Pain With a TMJ Massage in Columbus

columbus ohio tmj massage

Learn the Benefits of Getting a TMJ Massage at Thrive Massage & Wellness What is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-mun-DIB-u-lur) joint.  The disorder referred to by the same acronym is characterized by a variety of symptoms, which include pain and tenderness in your jaw and/or around your ear, locking of the joint, aching facial […]