Trigger Point Therapy Resources

By |2020-08-14T16:35:26-08:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Anatomy, Selfcare, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In this condition, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles (trigger points) causes pain in the muscle and sometimes in seemingly unrelated parts of your body. This is called referred pain. This syndrome typically [...]

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Transversospinales

By |2020-08-06T15:49:22-08:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Anatomy, Stuff, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Transversospinales consists of a group of muscles in the back ("across the spine"). The muscles include: Semispinalis group: 4-6 vertebrae semispinalis thoracis semispinalis cervicis semispinalis capitis Multifidus: 2-4 vertebrae Rotatores group: 1-2 vertebrae rotatores cervicis rotatores thoracis rotatores lumborum Interspinales: 1 vertebrae Intertransversarii: [...]

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Organic Argan Oil with Lavender, 1 fl. oz / 30 mL

By |2019-02-13T14:08:11-08:00January 8th, 2017|Categories: AC Catalog Front, Etsy, The ApothecaryCo Catalog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A versatile oil for healthy, clean, youthful skin without greasy residue. Also great for hair, nails, and beards! Did you know not all organic Argan oil is the same? When choosing Argan oil, look for oil that is organic, cold-pressed, unrefined, [...]

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Peppermint Mist, Organic Breath Spray

By |2018-08-20T16:49:47-08:00January 8th, 2017|Categories: AC Catalog Front, ApothecaryCoSlider, The ApothecaryCo Catalog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

For no muss, no fuss fresh breath without alcohol or sugar! For no muss, no fuss fresh breath without alcohol or sugar. Finally, a safe, plant-based, organic breath spray! NO: alcohol, sugar, soy, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors. Vegan. Non-GMO. [...]

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One Lip Balm to Rule Them All…

By |2018-08-20T16:49:48-08:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: ApothecaryCo Blog, The Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are lip balms, and then there are lip balms (as in the bomb, lip balm bomb). Spoiler alert: our all natural lip balm is the bomb of lip balms. Before moving to the desert, I lived in cold climates—New England, Shanghai, the midwest, [...]

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DIY Contrast Bathing: Hot…cold, hot, cold—got it!

By |2018-08-20T16:51:14-08:00May 19th, 2013|Categories: Selfcare|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wow, we've been gathering dandelions, raking hay, and gardening all day. Our: hands, feet, backs, fronts, and sides, hurt. Ow. What to do when nobody's around to massage sore muscles or everybody's too beat to move said muscles? DIY contrast bathing! [...]

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There’s no business like snow business

By |2018-08-20T16:51:14-08:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Selfcare|Tags: , , , , , , |

A winter vacation paradise in Thailand in February…aaah. What can living in Maine teach a massage therapist about Thai Massage? Thai people will readily admit that the only two seasons they have are “hot and hotter” and most Thai spas [...]

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