Tag: massage

Why does that knot in my shoulder always come back?

Why does that knot in my shoulder always come back? If you have chronic knots in your shoulders, it can be frustrating.   Have you ever wondered why those knots never go away? The knot in my shoulder is a common complaint from many of our patients that improve with chiropractic care. Tight and knotted shoulders that are aggravated by stress may be relieved by a good shoulder rub, but the brief massage rarely improves the problem long term. Knotted shoulders may be caused by other areas of the body such as the lower body, legs, or by poor adaptations to Read More »

Improve Your Golf Swing with the Help of These 4 Massage Techniques, a guest post from Chris Foerster

Improve Your Golf Swing with the Help of These 4 Massage Techniques, a guest post from Chris Foerster 60 million – this is the estimated number of golfers all over the planet, encompassing anyone from a casual player to a pro. Indeed, golf is one of the most popular sports out there! Whether you are a newbie or already a veteran, there is one thing that is deemed to help improve your golf swing, and that is by having regular massage. A lot of people believe that undergoing massage is for athletes who engage in sports that are very physically Read More »

The NY Times offers advice for sufferers of sore muscles, with some natural advice.

The NY Times offers advice for sufferers of sore muscles, with some natural advice. Arnica, Sports Massage, Foam Rolling, Ibuprofen and more are the typical methods most people use to decrease post exercise muscle soreness. For those of you who are active, you probably have some sort of ritual for post exercise soreness. Now that the leaves are falling, many people will have their opportunity to experience sore muscles after raking and bagging all those leaves that are now falling. Ibuprofen, while a well worn pain reliever, also have the dubious reputation of interfering with soft tissue repair, leaving other Read More »