Does Massage Help Back Pain? Here’s What the Research Says…

Does Massage Help Back Pain? Here’s What the Research Says…

If you have ever suffered from low back pain, then you know how uncomfortable it can be. Simple everyday things such as tying your shoes, sitting in a chair, sleeping in bed, and walking upstairs can become big challenges. Daily discomfort is no fun.

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Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse: Hamstring injuries explained

Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse: Hamstring injuries explained

"Andre De Grasse was aiming for a chance to dethrone Jamaica’s Usain Bolt as the fastest man in the world. But the day before the start of the 100 metre competition, the Canadian sprinter announced a hamstring tear had forced him to withdraw. Bolt had his own dramatic hamstring injury in what was likely his final race. "

 

Image Credit - By BruceBlaus - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44924608

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Blogs For Massage Therapists

Blogs For Massage Therapists

Here we break down a list of blogs that give insights into the body or the massage therapy profession. The idea of a list was to impose constraint that forced me be decisive with what blogs I included. As an added bonus I have included links that give a idea of the types of content featured on each blog.

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Research Notes: Acupuncture and Migraines

Research Notes: Acupuncture and Migraines

Acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community. This is in part because it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. One area that is being explored is the use of acupuncture to decrease the individual’s headache frequency, intensity, duration and acute medication requirements.

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