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Using Massage for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Using Massage for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Football season for high school students is coming to a close, but there’s still an open window for injuries. And they can happen just as easily in the off-season while you continue to train. Even with the extensive protective gear players wear now, injuries still...

CBD Oil for Massage: Questions and Answers

CBD Oil for Massage: Questions and Answers

The CBD craze is currently sweeping America. People are putting it in smoothies, lotions, and even cosmetics. But there seems to be a lot of confusion around the product. What is it? Is it safe to apply directly to the skin? Can we put it in anything?  We want to...

Why is Massage Atmosphere Important?

Why is Massage Atmosphere Important?

You walk in for your massage session, and you bring the stress of the week with you. It was a rough week at work. The kids have been a handful. You’ve had a couple of events where you didn’t perform as well as you wanted. Or maybe you’re just dealing with some general...

Why is Massage Maintenance Important for Your Muscles?

Why is Massage Maintenance Important for Your Muscles?

As an athlete, you put your body through a lot - long hours at the gym or outside riding or running, regular events, diets for weight loss or gain, and general intense training. That intensity has side effects on your body that can be a struggle to deal with. But...

Getting Stiff-armed: Dealing with Stiff Muscles and Performance

Getting Stiff-armed: Dealing with Stiff Muscles and Performance

As a professional athlete, flexibility is a fundamental factor in your occupation and lifestyle. You need to be at the top of your game with loose, limber muscles and joints in order to compete well. So stiff muscles spell trouble. But maybe you’re not a professional...

Tending to Tendons

Tending to Tendons

Reach down to your leg and find your calf muscle. Pretty easy to find, right? Especially because you know exactly what you’re looking for. Now keep moving your hand farther down the back of your leg until you find a thin, firm connection near the back of your ankle....