Re-Making Faces with Massage Therapy!

The face is the most expressive part of the person. That’s partly due to our anatomy.  The face is the only place in the body where muscles and their tendons do not attach to bones! Unlike other voluntary muscles whose insertions and origins are on bone, the facial muscles insert into themselves!  This means the “insertions” and “origins” of the facial muscles are other facial muscles, their co...
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Massage Continuing Education: Massage for the Face

By Jennifer Shaw, Austin Massage Therapist and Guest Blogger When I was in massage school, my instructor described massage for the face as a nice way to bring the client "back into her head" toward the end of a massage. I like that description. Often times, when receiving bodywork, we become someone headless, as the awareness shifts to the area of the body being worked or as the mind wanders ...
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