Author: Articles by Dr Graeme Blennerhassett

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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  

Massage and vibration massage for cellulite

Cellulite is a very common problem which can be unsightly and have unpleasant symptoms. There’s a variety of treatments such as lasers,... 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  

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

In a separate article I discuss how scientists have found that the main cause of fibromyalgia is chronic (long term) pain from your... 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  

Does foam rolling help with DOMS (post exercise recovery)

In recent times it has become popular to use foam rollers as a substitute for conventional massage to help recover after sports and... 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  

How to treat tennis elbow at home

Tennis elbow is a painful condition where prolonged abnormal tension in your forearm muscles causes the site where they are attached to... Read Article  

Can foam rollers be harmful

Clinical trials have shown the use of foam rollers to be safe, yet experts warn they can be dangerous. Why the differing advice? In... Read Article  

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