The Balancing Touch

Massage Therapy


Ruth Jurkoshek, LMT


Frequently Asked Questions

Why Massage?

Massage gives you a great sense of well being.

It’s the same sense you get sitting on a warm beach and listening to the waves.

Or perhaps standing on a mountain and looking out over vast rolling plains.

It’s times like these you can find peace with yourself in the world.

Why Massage?

A good massage will give the wonderful feeling of being free!

Just How Does Massage Benefit the Body?

  • Reduces Stress and Tension

  • Reduces Pain

  • Increases Flexibility

  • Aides in the Elimination of Toxins

  • And How Does Massage Affect the Body?

  • Enhances Blood Circulation

  • Encourages Lymphatic Flow

  • Reduces Certain Types of Edema

  • Loosens Superficial Scar Tissue

  • Stretches Superficial Tissues

  • Increases Range of Motion

Can Massage Help Me?

Massage is proven to be a wonderful support in the relief of many physical conditions:




Low Back Pain

Thoracic Outlet



Carpel Tunnel

Shoulder Pain

Hip Pain



1173 North Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44310
By Appointment Only
10 AM - 6 PM M-F
10 AM - 2 PM Sat
(330) 929-2266