How (and Why) You Should be Stretching Your Feet and Ankles – MASSAGE Magazine

Source: How (and Why) You Should be Stretching Your Feet and Ankles – MASSAGE Magazine August 7, 2020 Joshua Morton With our foundation for stability and balance originating in our feet, keeping our feet and ankles mobile and stable is the first step in correcting imbalances further up the kinetic chain. There are lots of different … Continue reading “How (and Why) You Should be Stretching Your Feet and Ankles – MASSAGE Magazine”

Types of Massage

  There are many different massage techniques to choose from. Find out which one is best for you. | By Susan Bernstein When you hear the word massage, you may think of lying on a cushioned table in a softly lit treatment room at an upscale day spa while a therapist gently kneads your sore muscles … Continue reading “Types of Massage”


U.S. CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS TO FOCUS ON INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CARE February 21, 2018 Phillip Weber Massage News The new Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus will educate members of the U.S. Congress on how such therapies as massage, chiropractic, yoga and others can be effective for many people on their journey toward health and wellness. … Continue reading “U.S. CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS TO FOCUS ON INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CARE”

Aging + Massage — American Massage Therapy Association

Source: A growing population of aging adults receive massage therapy as part of their integrated care to temper aches and pains, tackle chronic pain and aid in long-term care. Studies continue to show that aging and elderly individuals benefit greatly from massage therapy. Regularly receiving massage has been shown to promote relaxation1 and stability2 … Continue reading “Aging + Massage — American Massage Therapy Association”

Athletic Performance: Can Massage Make a Difference? By Brandi Schlossberg May 27, 2015 enhance athletic performance Summer can be a great time to get moving, because the weather tends to be more welcoming. However, before you dive into a new sport or exercise routine, consider the role of massage therapy when it comes to staying active and healthy, and improving your … Continue reading “Athletic Performance: Can Massage Make a Difference?”

Massage As Medicine By Kirstin Fawcett Feb. 12, 2015 | 10:54 a.m. EST Massage therapy is increasingly being embraced as an alternative medical treatment. For more than a decade, Bill Cook has gotten a weekly massage. He isn’t a professional athlete. He didn’t receive a lifetime gift certificate to a spa. Nor is the procedure a mere … Continue reading “Massage As Medicine”

The future of treating ACL tears: No cutting, no surgery – Health & wellness – The Boston Globe By Shira SpringerGlobe Staff  November 08, 2014 Nearly three decades ago, a man on crutches changed the course of Dr. Martha Murray’s life. The two met at a party at Stanford University, where Murray was a graduate student in engineering. They talked about the man’s recent anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, tear. When he … Continue reading “The future of treating ACL tears: No cutting, no surgery – Health & wellness – The Boston Globe”

Resolving Meniscus Injuries of the Knee The successful resolution of a knee problem involves a complex understanding of kinetic chain relationships, and a functional understanding of how each body action is related to specific anatomical structures. Learn more about the knee’s structure and kinetic chain on Dr. Abelson’s blog. When you observe a deviation from normal motion patterns it is … Continue reading “Resolving Meniscus Injuries of the Knee”

The Pros and Cons of Massages for Runners

Research finally reveals just what massages can—and can’t—do for runners. Kelly Bastone March 21, 2014 Mind Body Apr 2014 Massage There is good reason massage therapists are part of an elite runner’s entourage. And why the lines for a postrace massage seemingly extend for miles. A rubdown—even a deep, intense one—feels great. Runners report … Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Massages for Runners”


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