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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  

The real reason shoulder impingement keeps coming back

Most website will tell you that shoulder impingement is where tissues at the top of your shoulder get pinched, then give you a list of... Read Article  

What are misaligned vertebrae (subluxations)

If you have back pain and looking for treatment the information about “misaligned vertebrae”, “bones out of place” and “subluxations” can... 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  

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  

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  

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

Massage and trigger point therapy are widely used to treat back pain. I this article we’ll discuss how these may help with your problem,... Read Article  

Trigger point therapy for fibromyalgia: inc. self help advice

Trigger point therapy is not only good for fibromyalgia, scientists have found that trigger points are the main cause of fibromyalgia and... 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  

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  

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  

What is a subluxation (complex)

There is a lot of confusing and misleading information about what subluxation (complexes) are. Causes of this include: • the medical and... Read Article  

How to treat DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)

DOMS (Delayed onset muscle soreness) is soreness normally felt in muscles for a few days after strenuous exercise. According 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  

The health benefits of massage

In this article we will discuss the health and wellness benefits of regular or wellness massages that have been scientifically... Read Article  

The benefits of preventive massage: with self massage options

Clinical trials have proven that regular massages are very effective in preventing and reducing pain (see table below). The best example... Read Article  

Do trigger points go away on their own?

Trigger points do not go away on their own. If rested or treated they may regress slightly to a state where they stop referring pain... Read Article  

Should I get a massage gun or, or a vibration massager

You will find a well designed vibration massager easier to use, safer, and will do a much better job. This is because the scientific... Read Article  

Trigger point release explained

Trigger point release is a general term that describes procedures that relax tension and relieve pain in muscles that contain trigger... Read Article  

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