Massage Therapy for Tennis Elbow

Massage Therapy for Tennis Elbow

A multi-modal rehabilitation approach utilizing post-treatment movement practices to stimulate neurological & musculoskeletal adaptions that help to increase the individuals’ load capacity. In addition to manual therapy to activate a number of descending inhibitory pathways of the CNS. 

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From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

"What is a human body? This may seem a facetious question, but the answer will be very different according to which medical tradition you consult. Take Ayurveda, a traditional system of medical knowledge from India which has enjoyed a renaissance of popularity in the West since the 1980s – and is the subject of a new exhibition at London’s Wellcome Collection."

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Nerve Mobilization Techniques

Nerve Mobilization Techniques

A recent meta-analysis published in The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy suggests that nerve mobilztions may be useful for patients with back, neck and foot pain.

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What is Myofascial Release?

What is Myofascial Release?

There is evidence that myofascial release is an effective technique for a number of injuries. However, when it comes to anything fascia related the professional community is divided. For most massage therapist scientific literature can be hard to access and time consuming to stay current with so, with some of the research and reading I've done, I wanted to dispel myths and simplify research.

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What are Myofascial Triggerpoints?

What are Myofascial Triggerpoints?

The issue that most critics have with myofascial trigger-points or other tissue-driven pain problem is that it is an oversimplification of a very complex process. It is still not know if our manual treatments are ‘correcting a local pathology' or if it just sensory input leading to a cascade response through the nervous system resulting in the 'descending modulation' of the pain experience.

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