Massage Therapy Articles

Discover the benefits of Massage Therapy with articles covering topics like “Why Do I Need Massage Therapy?”, “Tennis Leg Care and Treatment,” and “Foam Rolling for Recovery.” Enhance your understanding of effective therapeutic practices.

Why Do I Need Massage Therapy?

2019-04-10T12:58:15-04:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Redcord Neurac Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Wellness Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles, Pain Management Articles, Massage Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let me begin with explaining why I do this, why I’m a Massage Therapist. I’ve been a pretty active person most of my life—running, martial arts, weight training—so I’ve had my share of injuries, aches and pains.  In my 20’s, I experienced my first massage session with an elderly lady that had the ability to find the root of my issues.  I found this to be remarkable because the root was not necessarily where the pain was.  Over the next [...]

Tennis Leg Care and Treatment

2020-04-07T12:04:55-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Performance Enhancement Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Massage Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Get A Leg Up A Physical Therapist can treat tennis leg and implement prevention strategies necessary to get you back on the court safely and quickly. Injuries to the lower leg are common in tennis due to the high demand of the sport and the repetitive, quick movements required. Tennis leg is an incomplete tear or rupture of the calf muscle in the lower leg. The calf muscles include the superficial gastrocnemius, the larger of the lower leg muscles, and [...]

Foam Rolling for Recovery

2020-04-07T12:05:40-04:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Tennis Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles, Prevention Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Massage Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The best kept secret to maximizing your sports performance and keeping you active is simple: “Recover better”. The use of a simple piece of foam for foam rolling can help you optimize recovery, which is ideal for athletes and active people of all levels and ages. Why foam rolling? Hard exercise may lead to increased tension/stiffness in your muscles and joints, which can alter joint motion and lead to poor movement patterns, a faster rate of fatigue, and injury. Self-massage [...]

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