Monday, March 19, 2018

How often should I get a massage? Is there anyone who shouldn’t get a massage?

June 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Massage, Prenatal Massage

Q: How often should I get a massage? Is there anyone who shouldn’t get a massage? A: Two great questions!  You can get a massage as often as you want. There is no such thing as overdosing on massage, you could even get a massage as often as every day.  Our therapist, Paul, often likes [...]


Q. Is reflexology just another one of those New Age fads that will go away like fad diets? A. The practice of reflexology is both old and new. Ancient texts and tomb drawings tell us that the early Egyptians, Chinese, Japanese, Russians and Indians worked on the feet to promote good health. In Europe reflexology [...]

Facial Massage—Friend or Foe?

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne, Education, Skin Care

Question: Dear Val, I recently went for a facial at a beautiful spa.  It was great, very relaxing.  The only problem was the Aesthetician insisted on giving me a facial massage as part of the facial. I told her that I didn’t think I should get one because I have acne-prone skin and I had [...]

How You Can Stop the Feeling of Tired Legs

November 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Beauty Tips, Hands and Feet

Tired Legs and Feet is a condition sometimes referred to as tired leg syndrome. Water retention is a typically female problem. It is linked with cellulite problems, edemas, which may be painful and appear especially after a long period of standing or sitting. The solutions are simple: – Drink plenty of water with added draining [...]

Gifts for Parents during Tough Time

September 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Gift advice

Question: What Gift Certificate do you recommend buying for my parents’ anniversary? I want them to relax…This year is very stressful, my dad lost his job and I think going to a spa will be great for them…Do you offer specials for these tough times? Valentina: Currently, Aquamedica is offering a Swedish Massage & Atlantic [...]