Massage Therapy to Enhance your Rehabilitation

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July 3, 2012 10:00 am by Candice Reimholz As a massage therapist, I am often asked what the difference is between a ‘regular’ massage and a ‘clinical’ or ‘rehab’ massage. This is a great question, especially with the frequency of half-off massage deals that are being offered everyday. The result of these daily deals is that a lot of people …

Top 5 Benefits of Sports Massage

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Sports Massage Therapy for Recovery, Injury Rehabilitation and Better Athletic Performance: The Benefits, Types and Uses of Sports Massage Therapy By Brad Walker Massage is one of my all-time favorite injury rehabilitation techniques. I’d even go as far as saying; it’s the most effective form of injury rehabilitation therapy for speeding up the healing process and preventing re-injury. Without it, …

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How Massage can Get Rid of Lactic Acid

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Sports Massage & Recovery Time: Re-examining the Role of Lactic Acid By Shirley Vanderbilt   Originally published in Massage Bodywork magazine, October/November 2001. Copyright 2003. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved. Sometimes a “truth” is not what it seems. Take lactic acid. For years, many massage therapists have been taught that lactic acid can and should be flushed …

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Does Massage Affect the Immune System Following Exercise?

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Massage Today | January, 2016, Vol. 16, Issue 01 Contributed by April Neufeld, BS, LMT; Beth Barberree, BA, RMT; Derek R. Austin, PT, DPT, MS, BCTMB, CSCS Massage therapy increasingly is integrated into the healthcare plan for individuals suffering from a multitude of conditions. In particular, athletes, and those people supporting the athletes, believe that massage therapy can yield many …

Treat your feet, Cure your headache?

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Your feet are your base of support…they are your foundation. And when your foundation is not stable, this can severely affect your posture. This kind of instability can lead to various issues in your back, hips, knees, and ankles. Studies reveal that flat feet can be a major cause of severe headaches and even migraines. As a matter of fact, …

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Top 5 Qualities of a Good Massage

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So, you’ve found yourself in need of a well-deserved massage. You looked up the nearby massages in Toronto or Vancouver and quickly picked a service provider off of a list. You booked an appointment, made your way to the facility, got the massage, and found yourself heading home an hour later. It wasn’t exactly what you expected – the masseuse …