September 2012 – Health-Massage-Bodywork Tips E-Newsletter

Health-Massage-Bodywork Tips

Does the below image look and/or feel familiar while using your cell phone and maybe even while working on your computer?  Doing this continually could lead to a forward head posture – NOT attractive and it does NOT feel good.

Here’s a technical article of the forward head posture,  If this article doesn’t convince you to change your habits of how you use your electronic devices, I don’t know what will!


More ideas to prevent the 42-lb head:

Bring your handheld devices to eye level as noted above.

Correct the ergonomics of your desk/workstation area.  Goggle “proper ergonomics for pc”.  A great video about sitting in a desk chair.

If sitting for long periods of time, schedule an alarm for every hour and walk/exercise for 5-10 minutes.

Drink half your body weight in ounces daily.

Exercise daily with proper nutrition and adequate amounts of rest.

If you already see a forward head posture and your neck and shoulders feel tight, see a massage-bodywork practitioner, like me!


Finally, more and more research is being done about massage therapy and how it heals!  Below are some articles.  Eventually, I will add reports and articles to my website.

Structural Integration/Rolfing goes mainstream,

Many research articles on a variety of ailments,

About What I Do

Do you identify yourself by the discomfort you are feeling lately?

Are you dependent on pain medications or considering splints and other supportive devices (like canes, shoe inserts, etc.), shots (like cortisone, steroids, etc.), and surgery to alleviate pain?

Are you tired of chronic pain, tingling, numbness, always getting injured, experiencing stress fractures, and lack of strength anywhere in your body?

Do you want improved movement, better range of motion, and restful sleep?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, I can help you with the connective tissue massage-bodywork therapies I use during sessions.

My website is very informative, so please visit to learn more about my services, session prices, and my schedule along with massage-bodywork benefits and tips for before, during, and after your sessions.

I would like to partner with other health practitioners (orthopedic surgeons, dentists, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, psychological counselors, athletic and life coaches, acupuncturists, movement instructors/practitioners), health facilities (gyms, exercise studios (karate, yoga, dance)), and small businesses in the city of San Diego.  My sessions with clients do complement these services to bring about more health and well-being to people.  If you have any recommendations, please connect us by sending them my e-newsletters and contact information, OR I would be happy to contact them directly!

I can provide demonstrations and classes about health and massage-bodywork to businesses and their employees.  Review My Calendar for the talks and health/wellness events I’ve completed in the past in the San Diego community.

If you have any questions about my services and would like to set up an appointment, please, call or email me.  I look forward to working with you at your next appointment!

Copyright © 2007-2013 Michele Ruppert – All Rights Reserved
No part of this website may be reproduced without permission.