Entries by Debbie Kacic

Why Moms Should Take A Field Trip Too

By now, your back-to-school schedule is in full swing. You’re probably already used to the standard head-spinning schedule of sports practices, extra-curriculars, and playdates. But while planning for your kids next school activity, why not schedule one of your own? Here at Nature’s Touch, we’re encouraging all moms (and dads too!) to take an hour break from […]

5 Reasons To Get A Massage This Summer

Aside from feeling great, there are many benefits to massage therapy that can improve your overall health and well-being. During the summer months, we find that people generally feel better and in turn, forgo their regular appointments. But what people tend to forget is that maintaining your health is a year-round effort. To prove it, […]

Cupping: Alternative Medicine for Pain and Chronic Conditions

Massage therapy and body work can help a number of physical conditions. However, old injuries or repetitive, strenuous movements can hinder the body’s ability to heal through normal massage practices. Cupping, or sometimes referred to as manual vacuum therapy, is a natural, holistic, and effective technique that takes pressure off the injured site and promotes […]

Massage Therapy for Sunburns

A common misconception I often hear during the summer months is that if you have a sunburn, you should cancel your routine massage appointment. However, massage therapy can be a beneficial component to your body’s healing process and even speed up your skin’s ability to repair itself. So before you cancel your appointment, consider these […]

Massage Therapy For Children

Whenever we talk about massage, we generally associate it with adults only. But the healing and relaxing benefits don’t only apply to the older generation. People of all ages can benefit from massage therapy, including children. Why It Works It’s no mistake that infant or child massage routines have been practiced since ancient times. The […]

Healthy Prenatal and Postpartum Techniques

Throughout my many years as a Birthing Doula, Reiki Master, and massage therapist, I’ve seen how natural body-work techniques promote a healthy pregnancy, safe labor and delivery, and easy transition into the postpartum phase. Simple treatments like massage therapy or special chiropractic adjustments can have exceptional benefits for both the mother and the child. Massage […]

The Secret to a Perfect Golf Game

Golf – a favorite past-time enjoyed by many. However, it’s a difficult game to master. If you’ve ever played, you know how frustrating the game can be. Half physical and half psychological, the focus and precision required to get that small white ball across hundreds of yards into a tiny hole can be excruciating. Yet […]

Massage Therapy & Weight Loss: Committing To Love Yourself

It’s no secret that self-improvement is a shared interest among Americans. Now that January is in full-swing, the discussion of New Year’s Resolutions seems to be on everyone’s mind. Whether it’s weight loss, cutting back on the sugar, or finally utilizing that gym membership, it appears that these resolutions are oftentimes focused on superficial, high-pressure […]