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Migraines and Massage

I had a client come in today thankfully not in pain but does suffer from migraines. I thought to myself that is one area I have not written about so what a great opportunity. So here it goes. This information comes from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)...

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Spring Body Sense

It looks like the sun has arrived and stayed for a bit. The new BodySense is out and there are short informative articles about massage for back pain before pills, how to correctly stretch, dynamic vs static stretching, and when to integrate massage into your sumy...

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Sciatica Prevention

Many clients have been dealing with low back and glute pain. I've noticed on almost all that there is knotted tissue from the SI joint down each side of the gluteal cleft. Usually accompanied by sensitivity. With massage and trigger point work the sensitivity abates...

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ROCKTAPE Report Out

RockTape, the kinesio tape I use, along with Gua Sha, has delivered needed relief to many shoulder injuries I have dealt with over the past couple of months. I am expanding the program by offering a roll for $15.00 and free taping as long as the tape lasts. The tape...

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ROCKTAPE and GuaSha

So I've been using RockTape and Gua Sha to assist with pain management. They are actually a great combo too. You can look at the slideshow above to see what RockTape and GuaSha look like. GuaSha as explained in an earlier blog removes scar and fibrotic tissue so...

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Kinesiology Taping

I attended a kinesio tape class put on by RockTape a special cotton and nylon athletic tape that provides support while allowing full range of motion. Kinesio tape was invented in the mid 1970s by Dr. Kenzo Kase, in Japan, with texture and elasticity that resembles...

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Radiating Shoulder Pain

An article in the March edition of Academy of Clinical Massage explores one of the more common reasons patients seek out a massage therapist in the article Massage Therapy and Brachial Plexus injury. Why is it important to find a therapist who is familiar with...

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Myofascial Techniques

In the September issue of Massage & Bodywork the technique article was about how to make Myofasical work more effective. Muscles ideally fire in a pattern with rapidity which can provide the tightening and pulling we need in order to move. Over...

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