1. 5 Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage, Part 1

    Deep tissue massage involves the application of deep pressure and slower, more focused strokes to reach the deeper soft tissues in the body. This massage technique is a safe and effective treatment for a number of conditions, including: Chronic pain Neck and back pain Pain in the extremities Injuries sustained in an auto accident Sports and work injuries Strains/Sprains Muscle tension Stress Whipl…Read More

  2. 3 Benefits of Massage Therapy for Improving Sleep

    Hello, and welcome back to our blog. Last time, we looked at some common habits that can contribute to sleep disturbances which can affect your overall health, wellness, and ability to heal from an injury. While sleep is something we all need to function — mentally, physically, and emotionally — it is something we don’t always get enough of. Whether you have difficulty falling asleep due to …Read More

  3. 5 Bad Habits That Affect Your Sleep Patterns

    Welcome back to the Hopkins Health and Wellness Center blog. Getting a good night of restful sleep is essential to your health and wellness, especially when you are recovering from an injury. Unfortunately, achieving the recommended seven hours of good, quality sleep is difficult for many adults. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one-third of adults living…Read More

  4. Popular Types of Massage

    At Hopkins Health and Wellness Center, we offer massage therapy as part of our innovative DMR method. Paired with chiropractic and physical therapy, we offer a comprehensive solution to a variety of health problems. Massage offers unique benefits that vary depending on the type of massage. In this blog, we will go over the most popular types of massage, several of which we offer here at Hopkins He…Read More

  5. Best Stretches for Office Workers

    If you are an office worker, you know that sitting at a desk all day has a negative impact on your both your mental and physical health. However, knowledge is power, and with this in mind, there are steps you can take to reduce the impact of office work on your body and mind. One way you can reduce the impact sitting all day has on your body is by taking periodic stretch breaks throughout the day.…Read More

  6. 5 Reasons to Try Sports Massage

    With summer kicked into high gear, for many of you this also means that you’ve increased your physical activities, enjoying this gorgeous Minnesota summer to its fullest. Whether you’re a serious athlete running marathons every few weeks or a weekend warrior who just loves playing outdoors on your days off, sports massage is a wonderful treatment geared towards athletes of all kinds. Not only …Read More

  7. Relieve Neck Pain with Therapeutic Massage

    If you’re like most people, you’ve experienced neck pain and discomfort. According to one study, four in ten Americans suffer from neck pain on a regular basis. Whether it is mild, moderate, or severe, neck pain can interfere with your everyday activities, work, and sleep. While pain relievers can temporarily alleviate aches and pains, they don’t necessarily target tight muscles or increase …Read More

  8. Benefits of Combining Massage Therapy & Chiropractic Care

    Massage therapy and chiropractic care are both fantastic treatments for relieving pain, restoring mobility, and increasing overall health. When used together, these compatible therapies extend the health and wellness benefits of each treatment, benefiting the patient in a variety of ways. Massage therapy deals with the soft tissues, where chiropractic focuses on the nervous system, the musculoskel…Read More

  9. Take Care of Your Back While Camping This Summer

    Summer is upon us, and so are several months of fishing, camping, and hiking. These are all fun activities that we look forward to, especially in the gorgeous state of Minnesota. But, before you head out for your summer adventures, take a moment to think about what these activities mean for your spinal health. We believe an ounce of prevention goes a long way, so here are some tips to get through …Read More