Different Types of Massage Offer Different Massage Benefits

Massage benefits involves the manipulation of both superficial and deep muscles, and body tissues. Designed to aid healing, enhance function and promote relaxation, the word is derived from various languages including the Greek verb “masso” meaning to handle, work or touch with the hands. Targeted areas include the muscles, skin and joints and massage can be applied using the hand,…

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How Do Pain Clinics Treat Myofascial Pain

Pain clinics, are they the first place you should go to when experiencing myofascial pain. Myofascial pain is found in the fibrous tissue surrounding and separating muscles. It is a chronic condition with a variety of causes. It is often associated with the condition Fibromyalgia.  Excess muscle strain and trauma can lead to muscle damage and resulting myofascial pain. Stress…

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Using Myofascial Release as a Pre-Workout Stretching Exercise

Myofascial release is worth considering as a pre-workout stretching exercise to enhance your work-out and perhaps prevent muscle injury. Myofascial release is a technique used to stretch muscle to relieve tension and pain, thus realigning the body and improving posture. Injury, moving and standing incorrectly and poor health can cause the body to move out of alignment and with poor posture…

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Myofascial Release as an Effective Post-Workout Recovery

Workout recovery plan can involve Myofascial release by applying of pressure to a trigger point on the body to remove pain and restore correct muscle and fascia function.Trigger points are painful areas where trauma and muscle strain have created damage to the soft tissue component of the connective tissue, which provides support and protection for the muscle and most other body…

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The Diamond Method of Active Myofascial Therapy

The Diamond Method™ of Active Myofascial Therapy is an adaptation of an existing therapy, myofascial release therapy, and has been developed over the past 30 years by Irene Diamond, owner and creator of the Diamond and Massage & Wellness Center. After an accident as a teenager left her paralyzed resulting in months in cervical traction, she consulted various massage therapists…

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Will A Nontraditional Approach To Wellness Work For You?

Trying to figure out if a nontraditional approach to wellness works for youChicago Tribune… acupuncture is effective in treating adult postoperative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, postoperative dental pain, stroke rehab, headaches, menstrual c…


Foam Roller Stretches For Myofascial Pain Relief

Foam roller stretches are a great way to perform myofascial release either on your own or at your therapist’s. You can gain the tremendous benefits of a deep sports massage and, if you use the foam rollers at home, rather inexpensively. A lot of people who engage in regular exercise, such as athletes, experience pain at some point in their…

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Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain

The technique of dry needling for myofascial pain was first introduced in 1979 by a Czech physician named Karel Lewit. It is a considered an ‘all- natural’ technique but it is not commonly done in the U.S. at this time. However, it is available in 14 U.S. states as of March 2011. Dry needling is a type of myofascial therapy…

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eToims Technique For Myofascial Pain

There are more than 76 million Americans today suffering some type of pain, including acute and chronic myofascial pain. Finding effective pain relief in the treatment for myofascial pain has been the quest of scientists and health care practitioners for years. Fortunately, new discoveries and new techniques are helping to revolutionize the care and treatment of the pain of fibromyalgia…

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Self Myofascial Release

If you are suffering from myofascial pain syndrome, consider learning the technique of self myofascial release. Myofascial release is a proven method that works to improve the flexibility and mobility of restricted joints and tight muscles. The Principles of Self Myofascial Release Myofascial release is comprised of two basic principles: Breaking up the fascia or soft-tissue part of the connective…

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