Does foam rolling actually do any good?

Does foam rolling actually do any good?

"Foam rolling was once for professional athletes only. These days it’s hard to walk into a gym without tripping over somebody rolling around on a neoprene tube. Dedicated classes in hip New York gyms are frequented by the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker and Shakira. Forget protein shakers, resistance bands or Fit Bits: foam rollers are this season’s must-have gym accessory."

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Why Does Massage Therapy Work?

Why Does Massage Therapy Work?

Massage therapy has been shown to be an effective non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. 

Understanding the basic science behind massage and the guiding principles of adaptability enables massage therapists to think flexibly about what's going on, both in terms of specific and nonspecific effects.

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A Contemporary Approach to Massage Therapy

A Contemporary Approach to Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has been shown to be an effective non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. 

Understanding the basic science behind massage and the guiding principles of adaptability enables massage therapists to think flexibly about what's going on, both in terms of specific and nonspecific effects.

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Research Literacy For Massage Therapists

Research Literacy For Massage Therapists

Massage Therapy has exploded into mainstream healthcare, it is now a recognized treatment option for a wide range of injuries. This means the profession is moving into new formal settings, these changes to the profession have led to a need to adapt to an evidence based model of care. 

In an effort to provide therapists with the tools to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice. I have complied resources to set the groundwork for evidence based practice. 

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