Maximizing Cycling Performance and Recovery

For devoted cycling enthusiasts, achieving peak performance is an art that requires meticulous preparation and effective recovery. Surprisingly, not all cyclists are fully embracing the transformative world of sports massage and its undeniable impact on both prehabilitation and rehabilitation for cycling events. Let’s delve into the precise techniques employed by sports massage therapists, specifically tailored read more
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What is Visceral Manipulation?

Have you heard of Visceral Manipulation? Visceral manipulation (VM) is a therapeutic technique used in osteopathy and certain forms of bodywork to address imbalances and restrictions in the internal organs, connective tissues, and related structures within the body. Organs have their own natural movements and mobility which can be affected by trauma, surgery, inflammation, or read more
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Part 2: Massage Effectiveness for Arthritis and Related conditions

Original Content By Susan Bernstein and Mary Anne Dunkin Recap from Part 1: There are many variables involved in how massage may work to ease pain, stiffness and anxiety, says Rosemary Chunco, a licensed massage therapist in Plano, Texas, who treats many patients with arthritis and related diseases. “The actual mechanism that comes into play read more

The Benefits of Thai Massage: A Holistic Approach to Well-Being

The Benefits of Thai Massage: A Holistic Approach to Well-Being Thai massage is a therapeutic practice that has been cherished for centuries, originating in Thailand and deeply rooted in traditional healing techniques. This ancient form of bodywork offers a wide range of benefits, promoting physical relaxation and mental rejuvenation. Through a unique combination of stretching, read more

What is Craniosacral or “Cranial Sacral” Therapy?

Craniosacral Therapy is a holistic approach to enhancing well-being. It is a gentle, hands-on approach that aims to enhance the body’s natural healing abilities. By focusing on the craniosacral system, this therapy addresses imbalances and restrictions that may affect overall health and well-being. In this article, we will explore what craniosacral therapy is, who may read more
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Differences Between Massage and Sports Recovery

Sports and physical activities often take a toll on our bodies, requiring effective recovery techniques to maintain optimal performance and well-being. Two popular approaches, hands-on sports recovery and massage therapy, offer distinct benefits and approaches to support athletes and individuals engaged in intense physical activities. While both aim to promote recovery and relaxation, they have read more
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The Difference Between Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage

Sports massage and deep tissue massage are both types of therapeutic massage techniques that focus on addressing musculoskeletal issues and promoting relaxation. While they share similarities, there are some key differences between the two. Sports Massage: Sports massage is primarily aimed at athletes or individuals engaged in regular physical activity. Its main objective is to read more
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Massage Therapy for Migraines

Massage therapy can be an effective complementary treatment for migraines. Here are some techniques that may help: Head and neck massage: This technique involves gentle circular motions and kneading movements applied to the scalp, temples, forehead, and neck muscles. The therapist targets areas of tension to promote relaxation and reduce migraine symptoms. Swedish massage: Swedish read more
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Part 1: Massage Effectiveness for Arthritis and Related conditions

Nearly one in five U.S. adults had at least one massage in the previous year, according to the American Massage Therapy Association’s (AMTA) 2017 Consumer Survey. Of those, 42 percent received massage for health or medical reasons such as pain management, soreness, stiffness or injury rehabilitation. read more
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Massage and Chiropractic Are Complementary for Shoulder Pain

Did you know 20-50% of the population will experience shoulder pain during the course of a year? It is one of the most common reasons patients seek chiropractic care besides spinal complaints. The shoulder is an extremely mobile and complex arrangement of several joints that need to work in perfect coordination to function properly and read more

Veterans and Massage Therapy

What is Whole Health? Whole Health is VA’s approach to care that supports your health and well-being. Whole Health centers around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. This means your health team will get to know you as a person to develop a personalized health plan based on your values, read more

Sports Recovery For Teen Athletes

With all of the changes to school sports happening in 2021, young athletes were seeking ways to stay on top of their sport. Littleton Massage & Sports Recovery was able to keep these athletes healthy and training on the field, in the court and on the mat, despite societal challenges. Students like Maggie, Javier, Katelyn read more