Acupuncture & Massage

June 26, 2018

Not Just for Relaxation – 5 Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Regular prenatal massages can work wonders for your pregnancy issues, right up through delivery. Toni Fisher, LMBT, lead massage therapist with MyHealthyLife® Wellness Services at Mission Health, talks about the many pluses of prenatal massage that expecting moms can expect. 1 – Improves sleep Prenatal massage supports the release of serotonin in the body, which […]

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February 23, 2017

Pediatric Massage Offers Relief for Kids with Chronic Disease

Children dealing with serious diseases often face painful, yet necessary, medical procedures. They are also affected emotionally by long hospitalizations and isolation from family and friends. Parents can often feel powerless to bring relief to their child. “It can be scary to see your child connected to multiple tubes and a big bag of chemo […]

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August 22, 2016

When East Meets West – Find Relief from Modern Health Conditions with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Western North Carolinians are looking to the east — the Far East — for relief of health issues. The ancient practice of acupuncture, a component of traditional Chinese medicine, is an alternative that’s catching on. Finding Balance Within Commonly known for pain relief, acupuncture is based on the belief that balanced body energy known as […]

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August 10, 2016

What Is Cupping? Michael Phelps Swears By It, But Is It Safe?

By Adam Harris If you have been watching the Olympics this week, then you have likely noticed some strange looking purple marks on Michael Phelps. These perfectly circular marks have been hard to miss on the highly decorated U.S. swimmer. The marks, what Phelps identified as bruises, could be spotted on his shoulders, back and […]

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June 9, 2016

My Healthy Life Wellness Services to Hold Free Open House – Tuesday, June 14

On Tuesday, June 14, we invite you to come and join with us as we celebrate the formal, grand opening of the My Healthy Life Wellness Services building. Provided by Mission Health, this facility encompasses all aspects of wellness, spanning from alternative medicine such as massage and acupuncture, to movement classes and much more. We […]

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July 15, 2015

Reduce the Stress of Everyday Life

I thought wellness was just about eating right and exercising. Then I went to my first acupuncture session with Chris Jacobs of MyHealthyLife WellConnectTM. Before the holiday season, I read a story about stress written by Chris. He said, “Stress is contagious.” This story helped me understand that I had stressors in my daily life. […]

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February 2, 2015

Local providers increase use of nontraditional treatments

In this town, if you haven’t had an acupuncture appointment, massage, energy-healing session or herbal consultation, it’s more than likely you know someone who has. Modalities that were once thought of as hokey, or at least incompatible with the Western medical model, are becoming less alternative and more mainstream — so much so that Mission Hospital, Park […]

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