Health

How to keep mosquitoes away?

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:31:05+00:00

BLOG How to keep mosquitoes away? Though mosquitoes are small and tiny creatures, they can make our lives miserable. Mosquitoes and other insect bites can be an issue in patients with lymphedema. When an insect bites, it injects a [...]

How to keep mosquitoes away? Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:31:05+00:00

Benefits of Sports Massage

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:31:57+00:00

BLOG Benefits of Sports Massage By: Melissa Doldron, RMT, SMT (cc), FST As an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), I often get asked this question of how massage can be beneficial to athletes. You train hard and demand a lot [...]

Benefits of Sports Massage Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:31:57+00:00

Lymphedema Travel Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:32:44+00:00

BLOG Lymphedema Travel Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer With summer vacations in full swing it's important for those affected by lymphedema to consider some important travel tips before hitting the road, or plane! Here are four [...]

Lymphedema Travel Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:32:44+00:00

How to stay relaxed and pain free between massages?

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:33:46+00:00

BLOG How to stay relaxed and pain free between massages?   By Melissa Doldron, RMT, SMT (cc), FST In between Massage Therapy treatments, I always offer clients some self-massage tips/techniques that they can do at home to help reduce [...]

How to stay relaxed and pain free between massages? Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:33:46+00:00

Stretching: Before or After a workout

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:35:37+00:00

BLOG Stretching: Before or After a workout By: Melissa Doldron, RMT, SMT (cc), FST As a Registered Massage Therapist and Fascial Stretch Therapist, the one thing I like talk to my clients about most is good STRETCHING. Most often [...]

Stretching: Before or After a workout Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:35:37+00:00

Injury Prevention Tips for Summer Workouts

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:37:23+00:00

BLOG By Melissa Doldron, RMT, SMT (cc), FST With the weather heating up, it's the perfect time to get outside and get active! But before you go sign up for that summer boot camp or cycling trip in the country, check out these [...]

Injury Prevention Tips for Summer Workouts Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:37:23+00:00

Massage Therapy during chemotherapy

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:39:00+00:00

BLOG Cancer patients at almost every stage of their experience are finding comfort in the hands of skilled massage therapists, as it aims to treat the whole person not just the symptoms of the disease. So, it comes as no surprise to learn [...]

Massage Therapy during chemotherapy Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:39:00+00:00

Compression Garments : flat knit vs. circular knit long-stretch vs. short-stretch – how to know which bandages to use?

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:40:17+00:00

BLOG Compression is a very important part of Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT). Elastic compression garments are worn by a patient following a manual lymph drainage treatment to maintain the edema reduction. Long-stretch bandages Long-stretch bandages may constrict veins and lymph vessels and provide [...]

Compression Garments : flat knit vs. circular knit long-stretch vs. short-stretch – how to know which bandages to use? Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:40:17+00:00

“Spring Clean” Your Body: Manual Lymph Drainage

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:41:23+00:00

BLOG Spring is a time to clean house, both literally and figuratively. It’s a time for growth and rebirth and rejuvenation, and what better way than to detoxify the body, mind, and spirit to prepare for the season ahead. The main purpose of [...]

“Spring Clean” Your Body: Manual Lymph Drainage Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:41:23+00:00

Happy Mothers’ Day to you All!

Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:42:54+00:00

BLOG My life is beautiful! I am blessed with a beautiful family of wonderful humans and pets! My life is everyday busy, hectic and messy. And it is mostly focused on meeting the needs of my family and patients. I am a Mom, [...]

Happy Mothers’ Day to you All! Emmanuelle Ravez Gomez 2018-03-30T17:42:54+00:00