Tag: Rehabilitation

Chronic Pain Management Through Soft Tissue Therapy: A Non-Invasive Solution

Chronic pain can cast a shadow over every aspect of our daily lives. Conditions such as fibromyalgia, arthritis and back pain can be debilitating, affecting not only physical well-being but also the overall quality of our mental and emotional health. Soft tissue therapy offers a non-invasive solution that addresses...

Soft Tissue Therapy: A Necessity Pre and Post Surgery

Soft tissue therapy, encompassing a range of manual techniques and targeted interventions, plays a pivotal role in expediting post-surgery recovery and restoring individuals to as close to 100 percent health and function as possible. By addressing scar tissue, reducing inflammation and promoting blood flow, soft tissue therapy serves as...

What is Sports Massage Therapy?

Sports Massage is a type of Soft Tissue Therapy that uses various modalities to reduce pain, increase range of motion and prevent injuries for the athletic population, as well as folks who are sedentary. Not all therapists that offer Sports Massage as a service will be as skilled or...

Enhancing Your Sports Massage with Heat & Ice Therapy

As a sports massage therapist, I am committed to helping you achieve peak physical performance and recovery. Today, I’d like to discuss the valuable benefits of heat and ice therapy, and how you can incorporate them into your wellness routine, both before and after your sports massage therapy session....

What is Hip Displasia?

Hip dysplasia is a condition where the hip joint doesn’t develop properly, which can result in instability, looseness, or even dislocation of the joint. This condition is typically present at birth, although it may not be detected until later in life. In hip dysplasia, the socket portion of the...

What is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is similar to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. When the Posterior Tibial Nerve becomes compressed. Tarsal tunnel syndrome involves a complex interplay of muscles, nerves, and tendons. We will run through a quick overview of of the structures involved. Then we will explain the muscles we would treat...

Top 5 Most Common Injuries for Triathletes

What are the most common injuries for triathletes? As I am sure we all know, Triathletes are endurance athletes who participate in three different disciplines: swimming, cycling, and running. As a result, they are susceptible to overuse injuries that are associated with each of these disciplines. Here are the...

Top 5 Most Common Powerlifting Injuries

What are the most common injuries for power lifters? If you are training to compete in powerlifting or learning the movements you need to know a few of the most common injuries we see within our clientele that participate in this sport. Powerlifting, as a sport, involves performing three...

Sports Massage for Shin Splints

This condition is a result of overuse, running on hard surfaces, increasing intensity or duration of exercise involving the lower leg muscles too quickly and/or shoes that provide poor support. In most cases sports massage can quickly and effectively resolve your pain and get you back to the activities...

7 Ways to Treat Bursitis at Home

What is Bursitis? It is exactly what it sounds like “itis” means inflammation. Bursitis is inflammation of the bursae. This can be due to limited mobility or over use. When the muscles become too shortened and the joint becomes overly compressed our bursae have too much pressure applied to...