1. Massage Therapy and Cancer Treatment

    By: Terri Williams, Patient Educator For those undergoing cancer treatment, the side effects of such treatment may be very unpleasant and the need for relief may be vital. A meta-analysis was published in 2015 in Integrative Cancer Therapies on the correlation between massage therapy and cancer pain…Read More

  2. Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain and heightened pain response to pressure. It seems that the relationship between massage therapy and Fibromyalgia is clouded and controversial when it comes to asking if massage is actually effective in helping relieve Fibr…Read More

  3. Massage and the Cardiovascular System

    A University of Illinois at Chicago conducted a study in regards to the benefits of massage therapy and came to the conclusion that “massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise.  The results also shows that massage improved vascular function in people…Read More

  4. General Benefits of Massage

    By Terrilee Williams, Patient Educator One of the things I like best and look forward to is a massage.  What a treat to have a massage!!  But there are other benefits as well. Massage is sometimes seen as more of a luxurious action during a spa weekend, but did you know it can also be a lifesaver …Read More

  5. Spine Health and Athlete Performance

    Dr. Brad sat down with Jonathan ‘Boomtown’ Gillham on KCSU radio to do a podcast regarding chiropractic care and how sports injuries to the spine can have different effects on performance and more! According to the American Chiropractic Association, experts estimate that 90 percent of all world-…Read More

  6. What is Health?

    What is health? When posed this question, most people say health is "feeling good." Well?  Is a person healthy if they felt fine one moment and in the next moment had a heart attack? Let's explore the idea of health a little closer. If health really isn't how we feel, then what is it? Health has b…Read More

  7. Keep Your Vitality

    By  Terrilee Williams, Patient Educator Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water. - Maxime Lagacé Vitality is the state of being strong and active: energy. It also expresses the power giving continuance of life, present in all living things.  Powerful stuff.   In …Read More

  8. Helping with Holiday Stress

    With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and Christmas quickly approaching, the holiday season can bring on additional stress, adding to daily stress many of us feel anyways.   Here at Connected Chiropractic & Vitality Massage in Johnstown, we offer natural therapeutic ways that can help you ma…Read More

  9. Thai Massage Now Available in Johnstown

    Connected Chiropractic & Vitality Massage is excited to announce we are now offering Thai massage right here in Johnstown! What are the benefits of Thai Massage? A Thai massage relaxes and stretches out the muscles, improves circulation, and reduces stress. Also, it is believed that blockages in…Read More