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The simple effective way to treat trigger points yourself

If you’ve got painful trigger points your usual options are needles, laser or some form of pressure technique where you have pressure... Read Article  

How to massage fibromyalgia: practical science based advice

Massage can give great relief for fibromyalgia, but while some massages work well others don’t, and there is always the potential for the... Read Article  

Can massage help cellulite

With professional cellulite therapies being expensive and really not that effective the thought of being able to have a massage or use a... Read Article  

Your complete guide Pressure points and massage for headaches, with self help advice

If you’ve got a headache it would be nice if you do some massage or press pressure points rather than rely on drugs or other therapies. ... Read Article  

Does vibration get rid of cellulite

Clinical trials have shown that vibration can not only improve the appearance of cellulite, but can reduce the measurement of affected... Read Article  

The best massage for cellulite: science based guide

Cellulite is a very common problem which can be unsightly and have unpleasant symptoms. Common treatments include lasers, needles,... Read Article  

What do chiropractic adjustments do

If you’re interested in chiropractic adjustments you’re probably wondering if they will be of benefit for you or someone you know. You... Read Article  

The real cause of tennis elbow, and what you can do about it

If you’ve got tennis elbow you’ve probably been told that it is inflamed due to overuse, and that it can take a lot of therapy and 6-12... Read Article  

What is percussion massage

Technically percussion massage is striking or pummelling your muscles, while from a marketing hype perspective percussion massage or... Read Article  

The best massage for DOMS and sore muscles

The trouble with having a really good workout is the next day your muscles are sore, and it takes a few days until you can work out with... Read Article  

The best massage for sports recovery

The problem with a really good workout is the next day your muscles are sore, and it takes a few days until you can work out again. ... Read Article  

The best massage for fibromyalgia: practical science based advice

According to the results of many clinical trials massage can give great relief for fibromyalgia. However, while some massages worked... Read Article  

Does massage help healing and recovery

Massage is said to help healing and recovery. It certainly does, and in this article I’ll show you scientific evidence of some pretty... Read Article  

What is the difference between trigger points, acupressure points, and other pressure points

There are a variety of systems of “pressure points” used for health benefits and to relieve pain. They all have their devoted advocates... Read Article  

Why shoulder pain keeps coming back- and what you can do about it

Shoulder pain is very common, yet most of the common treatments such as exercises, medications and other therapies do little more than... Read Article  

Are massage guns a gimmick?

A gimmick is something that is not of real value used to attract attention, usually to get you to buy something. Massager guns certainly... Read Article  

Massage for fibromyalgia- including self help advice

Massage therapy has been shown by clinical trials to be an excellent therapy for fibromyalgia. This is because the muscular problems... Read Article  

Are massage guns effective- debunking the myth

Massage guns are heavily marketed as a substitute for professional therapists, providing benefits such as sports recovery and pain... Read Article  

Do massage guns actually work- beyond the hype and marketing

Massage guns are heavily marketed as a substitute for professional therapists, providing benefits such as sports recovery and pain... Read Article  

What is a vertebral subluxation complex, and how are they fixed

As a chiropractor for over 27 years vertebral subluxation complexes are a very real problem that can cause pain, long term spinal damage... Read Article  

The best massage guns are not massage guns

Massage guns are heavily marketed for uses such as muscular relief and recovery after exercise, but which is the best? The best massage... Read Article  

How to release (treat) trigger points yourself

Treating or releasing trigger points yourself is actually extremely easy. With a bit of instruction and practice you can easily find the... Read Article  

Self massage and trigger point therapy for headaches and migraines

Scientists have found that a high proportion of headaches result from pain coming from the muscles and joints of your head and neck. ... Read Article  

Are percussion massagers (massage guns) safe?

Massage guns (percussion massagers) are widely marketed but are they safe, or even effective? Colleagues mention seeing damage caused by... Read Article  

What is the root cause of fibromyalgia

When we look at the root cause of fibromyalgia we need to look at two levels: 1. the malfunction of the nervous system which causes the... Read Article  

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The simple effective way to treat trigger points yourself

If you’ve got painful trigger points your usual options are needles, laser or some form of pressure technique where you have pressure... Read Article  

How to massage fibromyalgia: practical science based advice

Massage can give great relief for fibromyalgia, but while some massages work well others don’t, and there is always the potential for the... Read Article  

Do massage guns work ?

Vibration massage is an excellent therapy. However, too many massage guns fail to deliver this because: they use percussion which is less... Read Article  

How to use a hand held massager

Using a hand held massager is simple. You place the vibrating head on the muscle, making good contact, and allow the vibrations to... Read Article  

Massage and trigger point therapy for calf pain, with self help options

Muscular problems including trigger points have been shown to be a major cause of calf pain, with massage and trigger point therapy... Read Article  

The scientifically proven effects of vibration massage- with clinical applications

In this summary we investigate the science behind the use of vibration massage. This helps us envisage uses and to develop protocols. ... Read Article  

How to choose a massager: vibration? percussion? massage gun?

Vibration massage is an excellent therapy. However, too many massage guns fail to deliver this because: they use percussion which is less... Read Article  

Massage and trigger point therapy for shoulder pain, with self help options

Two of the best studies of shoulder pain found that (myofascial) trigger points in 17 different muscles contribute to shoulder pain... Read Article  

Why tennis elbow won't heal, and what you can do about it

Tennis elbow is a painful and disabling condition that is said to develop through overuse, but why does it then refuse to heal and defy... Read Article  

How to treat trigger points at home

Trigger points can be a painful and sometimes debilitating condition that often require courses of therapy that can be painful, invasive... Read Article  

Self massage and trigger point therapy for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is considered a difficult condition and too often does not respond to treatments, but this does not have to be. As I... Read Article  

Low back pain: chiropractic, physio, massage, exercise or drugs

There are many different treatments for back pain. Should you see a chiropractor, get a massage, exercise or take drugs? There’s a lot... Read Article  

How to release (treat) trigger points yourself

Treating or releasing trigger points yourself is actually extremely easy. With a bit of instruction and practice you can easily find the... Read Article  

Are percussion massagers (massage guns) safe?

Massage guns (percussion massagers) are widely marketed but are they safe, or even effective? Colleagues mention seeing damage caused by... Read Article  

How do you get fibromyalgia- the easily treatable underlying cause that gets ignored

Fibromyalgia is a sensitisation of the nervous system which causes pain to be amplified plus a host of other symptoms. While there are... Read Article  

The best massage for DOMS and sore muscles

The trouble with having a really good workout is the next day your muscles are sore, and it takes a few days until you can work out with... Read Article  

Can massage help cellulite

With professional cellulite therapies being expensive and really not that effective the thought of being able to have a massage or use a... Read Article  

Do vertebrae get misaligned or go out of place

Although often described as “misaligned vertebrae” or “bones out of place” most issues that cause back pain actually involve abnormal... Read Article  

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