sciatica

Massage can alleviate sciatic pain

Most of us have experienced low back pain at some point in our lives. But a slipped or herniated disk can result in a much more serious condition known as sciatica. Sciatica has been reported to occur in about 2.2% of the population, most commonly in people aged 25 to 45 years. Low back injury…

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Heading off Headaches

  Except for head colds, headaches are the most common human ailment. In fact, headaches beat out backaches as the number-one cause of time lost from work. Approximately three out of every four people will have at least one headache within the year. Trigger points are small knots that develop in muscles. These knots or…

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Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy can be a joyous time for a mother-to-be. However, the changes in a woman’s body and natural fears and anxiety can also be very stressful, both physically and emotionally. Massage has a profound ability to decrease stress as well as prevent or minimize many of the common symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy. Regular massage…

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Shoulder Guide

Your shoulders are incredibly flexible joints that allow your arms to move through a large range of motion. They are used in almost every activity and they take a lot of punishment on a daily basis. As a result, they are prone to a wide range of injuries. It’s important to take good care of…

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Dynamic Angular Petrissage

Dynamic Angular Petrissage (DAP) is a treatment method. It is a quick way of helping to restore the pliability and functionality of the tissue by taking the patient’s joint through various ranges of motion. The technique used for Dynamic Angular Petrissage (DAP), involves using one hand to gently knead the muscle while using the other…

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Herniated Discs

What are Herniated Discs? Disc herniation is sometimes blamed for back pain when they are not actually the cause. It is important to understand the anatomy and symptoms of disc herniation. When x-ray technology first emerged that could show herniations of the lumbar intervertebral discs, there was a rush to assign blame for low back…