Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping “Why do all these Denver Broncos have giant band-aids on their arms and legs?”  I’m asked this question almost every time I watch football with people who don’t massage athletes for a living.  “Those aren’t giant band-aids, silly!  They’re–” and...
Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendinitis Did you know that the Achilles tendon is the longest and largest tendon in the entire human body?  If you don’t think that’s cool enough, it’s also the strongest tendon in the human body!  Seriously, that thing can tolerate more than a thousand...
The Art of Rest

The Art of Rest

The Art of Rest Ah, rest.  We need it, we love it, and most of us don’t get enough of it.  We currently live in a weird and stressful world that keeps us up at night, insomnia is alarmingly common, and some don’t react well to melatonin tablets, and many of us have a...
Cold Therapy

Cold Therapy

Cold Therapy Do you have a deep-seated hatred for the summer heat?  If so, then this is the article for you! But even if you’re the type who enjoys excessive perspiration and general heat-related discomfort, ice therapy will still do wonders for your body!  So...
What is Myofascial Release Therapy?

What is Myofascial Release Therapy?

What is Myofascial Release Therapy? What is myofascial release therapy?  If you’ve heard of it before, you may know that it’s often used in sports massage and has similarities to deep tissue massage. However, if you do your reading on myofascial release, you may...