Salus Massage Therapy Blog

The massage therapy blog is where you’ll find news about Salus specials, education and community Involvement.

26 Seconds

#FunFactFriday! What is in your skin care products It only takes 26 seconds for the chemicals in your skin care products to enter your bloodstream! That is why we use the Naturopathica skin care product line in our facial treatments! Check out their website for more...

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Just Breathe

#ThursdayThoughts! "Stop for a moment, close your eyes, and breathe!" This world is so fast-paced. Come on in to Salus Massage Therapy and Skin Care to escape the world for a while. Schedule your massage or facial now!...

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Wishlist Wednesday – Aloe Replenishing Gel Mask

#WishlistWednesday! Yesterday we posted about out Soothe and Restore Facial. That facial uses today's Wishlist product: Aloe Replenishing Gel Mask! This is a light gel mask that soothes and helps reduce redness caused by dry skin with Aloe Vera while...

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Treatment Tuesday – Soothe and Restore Facial

#TreatmentTuesday! This is the run down on our Soothe and Restore Signature Facial. For clients concerned with inflamed, irritated and overstressed skin, this is just the facial for you! This healing and restorative facial is ideal for sensitized or rosacea-prone...

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Muscle Monday – Gluteus Maximus

#MuscleMonday! This is the Gluteus Maximus! The gluteus maximus (also known collectively with the gluteus medius and minimus, as the gluteal muscles, and sometimes referred to informally as the "glutes") is the main extensor muscle of the hip. It is the largest and...

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Saturday Stretch – Serratus Anterior

#SaturdayStretch! Serratus Anterior! To stretch this muscle we will do the same stretch we did for the Pectoral muscles and well as a popular yoga pose, Child's Pose. Standing in a doorway, or at an open corner, place one hand on the edge and then step forward so that...

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Fun Fact Friday – XO

#FunFactFriday! Many believe the X symbol became synonymous with the kiss in medieval times. People who couldn't write their names signed in front of a witness with an X. The X was then kissed to show their...

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Can’t Reach That Spot?

"Can't reach that spot? Your Massage Therapist can!" Everyone has that one knot that is just too stubborn or hard to reach. Salus' Massage Therapists' can certainly get it worked out. Call to schedule your appointment. 616-534-7822...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine's Day! It's not to late, you can still purchase Virtual Gift Certificates at under the shop tab....

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!

#TreatmentTuesday! Don't forget your loved ones! Tomorrow is Valentine's Day! Come in to the office to buy a Gift Certificate! Or you can go online and get a Virtual Gift Certificate sent right to your email. Just visit and visit the "SHOP"...

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Muscle Monday – Serratus Anterior

#MuscleMonday! This is the Serratus Anterior. Fixed to the surfaces of upper 8 or 9 ribs at the side of chest, as well as the vertebral border of scapula. It draws scapula forward and upward; abducts scapula (lifts away from the body) and rotates it; and stabilizes...

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Saturday Stretch – Pectoralis Major and Minor

#SaturdayStretch! Pectoralis Major and Minor. A stretch for the Pectoralis Major: Extend your arm and place your palm on the wall. Rotate your body away. Hold for 10-15 seconds then switch sides. A stretch for the Pectoralis Minor in a doorway: Stand in the middle of...

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