Acupuncture

Meet Susan Cheng, LAc, OMD

Dr. Susan Xiuqing Cheng provides high quality Chinese Medicine treatments at Massage Therapy Center Palo, offering acupuncture, electroacupuncture, cupping, acupressure, Chinese herbal medicine, and lifestyle counseling. She has a unique educational background, with over 20 years of training and experience and has solid knowledge, including…

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Habits That Support Emotional Wellness

Many habits that support good physical health also support mental and emotional wellness. With a wide range of benefits, these simple self-care tips can help you stress less, lift your mood, and build resilience. Move your body to lift your mood ~ Besides supporting physical…

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Delight in Spring Renewal

Spring has arrived and we invite you to get outdoors to let your senses delight in the amazing beauty of this season of renewal. Pause in silence, awe, and appreciation to let Spring’s exuberance enliven and nourish your spirit! With healing presence and skillful touch, our professional therapists…

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Treat Chronic Pain with Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue to eliminate pain and restore motion. The therapist applies pressure into the direction of the restriction by following the motion of the tissue, barrier after…

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Meet Phoebe Selo, Advanced Therapist

Phoebe Selo, CMT, graduated from Western Career College in 2010 and joined the Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto staff in 2021. Her massage is a custom combination of deep tissue techniques, blended with integrative, restorative strokes. She is especially helpful as a recovery therapist for…

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Getting enough quality sleep (7–8 hours) is essential for health, brain function, and overall performance. If you’re having trouble sleeping, here are some good sleep habits that can help: Go to sleep at the same time each night and get up at the same time…

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Mindfulness And Massage Can Make You Healthier

An explosion of research over the past two decades indicates that mindfulness meditation can physically change the brain and body in astonishing ways. Studies suggest it can make you happier, less stressed, even kinder to others. It can help you change your eating habits, and…

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Loving Yourself and Loving Others

Science is showing that our happiness and longevity are closely linked to how loved and connected we feel. Love nourishes us like nothing else, through the experience of feeling seen, accepted and valued. Our capacity for love and connection with others is rooted in self-love…

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What is Deep Work Massage?

Deep Work Massage is a unique approach to bodywork and is distinct from Clinical Deep Tissue Massage. 'Deep’ refers to the opportunity for a deeply transformative experience, not to the amount of pressure used. Deep Work therapists have an educated understanding of the role of…

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Meet Steve Wang, Advanced Therapist

Steve Wang, CMT, a graduate of Sierra Massage School in Fresno, joined our staff at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto in 2021. To address each clients’ unique needs, his work incorporates Swedish, clinical deep tissue, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and neuromuscular release. Through a…

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