Topic: Sports

The large but overlooked cause of slow reaction time in sports

There are a large number of things that can affects a sports persons reaction time such as fatigue, alcohol, lack of sleep and... Read Article  

The sports and exercise guide to vibration massage

Most professional athletes and sports clubs make heavy use of massage type treatments. The ability to do self massage using a hand held... Read Article  

Why a sports person’s timing may be “out”, or be out of form

Most sports rely on some sort of muscular coordination and timing. Typically the brain receives some sort of stimulus or information. ... Read Article  

Vibration massage helps reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and speeds recovery

Research findings clearly show the use of vibration massage reduces post exercise Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS), reduces residual... Read Article  

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What is the best treatment for muscle knots

If you are looking for relief from muscle knot pain you will be offered a wide range of therapies ranging from home remedies through to... Read Article  

What is the best treatment for trigger points

If you have pain from trigger points you have a large number of options ranging from a variety of professional therapies through to... 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  

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  

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  

Stretching vs foam rolling: your simplified guide

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

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

Trigger point & pressure point therapy for your shoulder pain

If you have shoulder pain it’s very appealing to be able to press on a few points and have the pain go away. The problem is that most... Read Article  

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  

The sports and exercise guide to vibration massage

Most professional athletes and sports clubs make heavy use of massage type treatments. The ability to do self massage using a hand held... Read Article  

The effects of trigger points on sports and athletics performance

There are many articles listing factors that effect sports and athletic performance, but almost all neglect (myofascial) trigger points ... Read Article  

The evidence based guide to sports massages for fitness professionals

I've put this aticle and video together as a resource so fitness professionals can best advise clients how to use sports massage to... Read Article  

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