Functinoal Movement Screen

Free Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

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What is a Functional Movement Screen (FMS)? The Functional Movement Screen or FMS is a 10-15 minute screening which involves various exercises and movements. Our practitioners will watch closely and assess any limitations in your movements to determine if the limitation is coming from weakness or immobility/stiffness. This test can reveal underlying limitations in movement patterns which can be the …

Seated Posture: Proper Alignment to Avoid Neck and Back Pain

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Reduce Neck and Back Pain when Sitting Learn how to sit with good posture and proper spinal alignment. (watch the video) Stop Slouching! No Hunchbacks Please. Slouching or sitting in a hunched position can permanently alter your posture. If your job or schoolwork involves long hours of sitting, then your muscles and joints can get stiff, weak or imbalanced, causing …

Massage Treatments for Tendonitis & Tendon Pain

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Tendonitis, Tendon Pain and Tendinopathy Tendons attach muscles to bone. They are all over the body but there are a few tendons, such as the neck, elbows, biceps, wrists and achilles, which can have a condition called tendonitis (also called tendinitis) or tendinopathy. When left untreated, these areas can progress into calcific tendonitis, a condition that is usually considered irreversible …

Massage therapy and injury rehab for sciatica or sciatic nerve pain.

Benefit of Massage Therapy on Sciatic Nerve Pain

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In the News: Massage Benefits Sciatic Nerve Pain We were pleased to see the article in the Cincinnati Herald, “Benefits of massage on sciatic nerve pain.” The short article outlines some ways massage therapy has helped people suffering from sciatic nerve pain (aka: sciatica). It also has some suggestions for self-massage care using a tennis ball. Sciatica & Sciatic Nerve …

Thai Yoga Massage

Thai Yoga Massage

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What is Thai Yoga Massage? This type of bodywork involves opening the body’s energy lines through a combination of rhythmic compression, soft-tissue manipulation, acupressure and stretching. It is referred to as Thai Yoga Massage because the therapist will move you through series of yoga-like stretches. Thai Yoga Massage is felt as both relaxing and energizing as it includes deep muscular …

Sports Massage Therapy reduces inflammation after exercise

Massage Therapy Reduces Swelling After Exercise

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Sports Massage Therapy Reduces Inflammation Post Workout After a hard workout, nothing feels better than a good sports massage. We call it a “flush,” and technically speaking it’s a post-event massage designed to help athletes recover faster so they can train harder. For years, we have know that massage relieves pain in injured muscles after exercise. Now, research through the …