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How to use a massage gun or vibration massager

Hand held massagers have allowed us to have massages without the expense and appointments needed when using a professional therapist. ... Read Article  

Vibration massager usage guide

Hand held massagers have allowed us to have massages without the expense and appointments needed when using a professional therapist. ... Read Article  

What are the side effects of vibration massage

The potential side effects of vibration massage depends on the type of massager used. Sensible usage of machines that purely provide... Read Article  

Trigger point therapy guide

(Myofascial) trigger points are an important cause of most musculoskeletal pain syndromes, plus have a host of other detrimental effects.... Read Article  

Your guide to vibration massage

Vibration massage has been used by professionals for decades, but more recently personal use machines have made this therapy available... Read Article  

The most important muscles to massage for back pain

If you have back pain massage therapists and dry needlers will most likely miss the most important muscles. This is because they sit deep... Read Article  

The overlooked cause of tennis elbow (why they don’t get better)

If you have tennis elbow have you ever wondered why you can break a bone and it heals in about 8 weeks, but an inflamed muscle attachment... Read Article  

Stretching vs foam rolling: which should you do?

Both stretching and foam rolling are commonly used to increase flexibility, prepare muscles for a workout, and to help recover... Read Article  

What is percussion massage (massage guns)

Percussion massage is described as rapidly striking or applying pressure pulsations to your muscles, but this just means driving... Read Article  

Massage for fibromyalgia- with self help advice

Massage has given excellent relief of fibromyalgia in clinical trials. However, because of fibromyalgia sufferers are very sensitive and... Read Article  

Self massage and pressure point therapy for headaches

Massage or “pressure point” therapy has given excellent relief of headaches in clinical trials. In this article we will show you how to... Read Article  

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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  

Are massage guns worth it?

Massage guns are marketed a wonder tool you can use to do self massage and help recover after a workout, but as we know marketers often... Read Article  

Your complete guide to (myofascial) trigger points

Trigger points are those tender lumps in muscles that therapists find. This article covers what they are, what they do, and how they are... Read Article  

Are massage guns scientifically proven, or an ineffective gimmick?

Massagers with vibrating pads that sit on the surface and send vibrations deep into your muscles have been used by professionals for... Read Article  

How to use a massage gun or vibration massager

Hand held massagers have allowed us to have massages without the expense and appointments needed when using a professional therapist. ... 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  

Trigger point therapy guide

(Myofascial) trigger points are an important cause of most musculoskeletal pain syndromes, plus have a host of other detrimental effects.... Read Article  

The benefits of sports massage

Massage has been widely used by sports clubs and professional athletes, but more recently self massage options have made these more... 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  

Stretching vs foam rolling: which should you do?

Both stretching and foam rolling are commonly used to increase flexibility, prepare muscles for a workout, and to help recover... Read Article  

Self massage and pressure point therapy for headaches

Massage or “pressure point” therapy has given excellent relief of headaches in clinical trials. In this article we will show you how to... 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 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 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  

The most important muscles to massage for back pain

If you have back pain massage therapists and dry needlers will most likely miss the most important muscles. This is because they sit deep... Read Article  

How to release (treat) muscle knots yourself

Muscle knots are those tender lumps in your muscles, usually associated with muscle tightness, pain and fatigue. If you have any sort of... 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  

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  

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  

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