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Therapeutic Sports Massage: Healing, Performance, and Recovery Benefits (Part 2 of 3)

(cont'd) ..Differentiating Between Deep Tissue Massage and Sports Massage While there’s an overlap between deep tissue massage and therapeutic sports massage in addressing deeper layers of muscle tissues, they serve different purposes: Deep Tissue Massage: Focuses primarily on alleviating chronic muscular pain through slow strokes that penetrate deep into muscle layers. -Sports Massage: Offers a [...]

Therapeutic Sports Massage: Healing, Performance, and Recovery Benefits (Part 2 of 3)2024-07-24T17:51:24-04:00

Therapeutic Sports Massage: Healing, Performance, and Recovery Benefits (Part 1 of 3)

Introduction to Therapeutic Sports Massage In the world of athletics and physical performance, maintaining peak condition is critical. This is where therapeutic sports massage comes into play. But what exactly does this term mean? At its core, therapeutic sports massage is a specialized practice that combines elements from different types of massages—such as deep tissue [...]

Therapeutic Sports Massage: Healing, Performance, and Recovery Benefits (Part 1 of 3)2024-07-24T17:31:44-04:00

Understanding the Biomechanics of the Scapula

The scapula, commonly known as the shoulder blade, plays a pivotal role in the biomechanics of the shoulder complex. Despite its relatively simple appearance, the scapula is integral to numerous upper body movements and functions. In this article, we’ll explore the biomechanics of the scapula, its role in movement, and why understanding this small but [...]

Understanding the Biomechanics of the Scapula2024-07-17T09:17:29-04:00

The Benefits of Functional Range Technique at Excelsior Integrative

Discover Functional Range Technique (FRT) at Excelsior Integrative. Enhance mobility, reduce pain, and improve joint health with FRT, a unique approach distinct from Myofascial Release and Active Release Technique. Unlock your full potential—schedule your appointment today.

The Benefits of Functional Range Technique at Excelsior Integrative2024-06-02T09:15:14-04:00

What is cranial osteopathy?

Cranial osteopathy also widely known as craniosacral therapy, is a system of detecting and treating subtle restrictions in any of the body’s tissues, including the skull and sacrum (the large triangular bone at the base of the spine.) Osteopaths use a very light touch to ‘listen’ to the subtle messages communicated by the body, pinpointing [...]

What is cranial osteopathy?2024-05-28T21:33:20-04:00

Pins and needles in your hands? Here’s what’s really going on!

The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway on the underside of your wrist, made up of bones and ligaments. The median nerve passes through this passage way into the hand, where it controls the sensation of the thumbs and the first three fingers. The space in this narrow passageway becomes compromised due to scar tissue [...]

Pins and needles in your hands? Here’s what’s really going on!2024-05-28T21:45:07-04:00

Exploring Osteopathy: A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellbeing

Osteopathy, rooted in the visionary principles of Dr. A.T. Still, offers a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, emphasizing the interconnectedness of the body's systems. Through gentle yet effective manual techniques, osteopaths aim to restore balance and alleviate restrictions, promoting the body's innate ability to heal. Whether addressing musculoskeletal issues, digestive discomfort, or cognitive dysfunction, osteopathy offers a comprehensive solution for those seeking holistic healthcare.

Exploring Osteopathy: A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellbeing2024-05-08T09:44:54-04:00

Concussions: an osteopathic approach

A concussion is defined as any traumatic injury involving either; a blow to the head, or a hit to the body causing the head (and brain within) to move about in a violent jerking motion. The effects of a concussion can last anywhere from a matter of hours to a few weeks. In fewer cases, [...]

Concussions: an osteopathic approach2024-05-01T19:53:36-04:00

Osteopathy: a drugless solution for menstrual dysfunction

It is estimated that more than 50% of women experience some degree of pain with their menses. This ranges from tolerable cramping to excruciating pain requiring the use of over the counter drugs such as Advil, Ibuprofen and Naproxen. Symptoms are often accompanied by headaches, diarrhea/constipation, nausea and fatigue to name a few. The conventional [...]

Osteopathy: a drugless solution for menstrual dysfunction2024-05-01T19:50:08-04:00

False sciatica

" False Sciatica" a.k.a "Piriformis Syndrome", refers to pain that begins in the hip and buttocks and continues all the way down the leg. This condition is often accompanied by low back pain, which can be more or less severe than the leg pain. In addition to pain, other sensations include spasms, tingling or numbness [...]

False sciatica2024-05-01T20:07:57-04:00
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