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The Benefits of Massage for Stress

The Benefits of Massage for Stress

Not all stress is bad. It’s actually part of our body’s natural fight-or-flight reaction, an indicator of excitement and motivation, and beneficial in small doses. It causes a burst of adrenaline to course through the body, so your heart rate increases, your energy...

The TheraGun: Percussive Therapy for All

The TheraGun: Percussive Therapy for All

There are many different ways to treat tense, painful muscles and bodily injuries. And while deep tissue and sports massage therapy is helpful, sometimes you need to reach a little deeper into the muscles and ligaments for complete healing. That’s why MG Sports...

Active Isolated Stretching: Making Your Muscles Work for You

Active Isolated Stretching: Making Your Muscles Work for You

Let’s say you want to go for a run. Or maybe you’re more into hiking. You grab your shoes, lace them up, and head off to the local park for a few laps. A few minutes in, you start to slow down because your legs are getting sore. Why? You didn’t stretch first. There...

Kinesiology Tape: an Insider’s Guide

Kinesiology Tape: an Insider’s Guide

Every athlete, Olympic or otherwise, has a training and recovery regimen in which they participate. In the last several years, you may have noticed these athletes wearing either black or colorful tape on their skin in varying patterns. This wrapping is kinesiology...

Massage and Common Muscular Injuries in Contact Sports

Massage and Common Muscular Injuries in Contact Sports

This Sunday, the majority of America will gather around our televisions to watch two teams take the field and...experience injuries. It’s unavoidable in the athletic professions, especially in contact sports like football. In our practice, we treat muscular injuries...

Benefits of Massage on Postpartum Depression and Living

Benefits of Massage on Postpartum Depression and Living

It’s believed that an average of around one million women - about ⅔ of new mothers - every year will suffer from postpartum depression (PPD). Postpartum depression is a condition which can begin near the end of the pregnancy and develop up to several weeks afterward....