What is Lymphedema Bandaging?

Lymphedema bandaging is a very helpful reductive therapy for those who develop lymphedema in a limb. Lymphedema most commonly occurs after lymph nodes have been removed or damaged by surgeries causing the the normal pathway of the lymph system to be degraded and remaining vessels in the body to become overloaded with fluid and swell. … Continue Reading

What is Reiki? How Does it Work?

What is Reiki? Reiki is a healing method that uses the body’s inherent life force to cleanse and renew the mind, body, and spirit. Reiki promotes stress reduction, relaxation, and healing by focusing energy on specific parts of the body and allowing the life force within you to increase the functionality and well-being of your … Continue Reading

5 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Oncology Massage Therapist

5 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Oncology Massage Therapist For both cancer patients in treatment and those who are in remission, a good massage can be not only relaxing and invigorating, but also help you stay in tune with your body.  The positive benefits are endless, as I saw first-hand with my sister. However, … Continue Reading

The Benefits of Lymphatic Massage

The Benefits of Lymphatic Massage Lymphatic Massage is at the core of Fluid Factor. I believe in Lymphatic Massage and its benefits so much I want to shout it from the rooftops! If I could I would wear a big sign saying, “ASK ME ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF LYMPHATIC MASSAGE.” But in an attempt to … Continue Reading

Will I Benefit from Lymphatic Massage?

Since I am a licensed massage therapist with advanced training in lymphatic therapy and care, I get this question a lot. And my answer is always, YES! Lymphatic massage is beneficial for most everyone. And here’s why… Get lymphatic massage if you are low on energy. If you have been feeling tired and low on … Continue Reading

Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients

Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients Massage can make your cancer journey easier… but not just any massage, an oncology massage. Many of the body’s responses to cancer and cancer treatment require changes to massage therapy. If you are currently receiving treatment or have ever received treatment for cancer in your life, the safest way for … Continue Reading