I had a great discussion today with one of our therapists about the difference between fibrosis and adhesions. Both adhesions and fibrosis are the result of injury and inflammation in tissue causing fibrous deposits. The main difference is where these deposits occur. Fibrosis occurs within a muscle or organ, where adhesions bind two separate tissues […]
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These four flexibility exercises will increase circulation to the joins and improve the range of motion in your hips. Note: If you experience intense pain with any of these movements, discontinue until you discuss it with your physician. Hip Flexion Sit in a chair, facing forward. Holding the seat of the chair with your hands, […]
If you’re an active runner, cyclist, or just work on your feet all day, consistent stretching can decrease muscle pain and tension. Only stretch to the point of comfort, not of pain. If any of these stretches are difficult because of muscle tension, let your massage therapist know you would like to work on releasing […]
After a massage, you may notice a lot of changes going inside your body and mind that often bothers us. Fortunately, we have some tips for you to do after a massage in order to help you get its full benefit and reduce any possible soreness. Soreness First, let’s address the possible soreness you might […]
Now is the time of year when we all put ourselves under a microscope. After some time spent reflecting on the year just past, we observe the things we would like to do better in the next one. “I’d like to shed some pounds”, or “I’ll be better about balancing my budget”, “exercise more”, “eat […]