"In the run up to the 2019 Super Bowl in Atlanta, the NFL has announced a significant drop in concussions as a result of several safety-related rule changes."Read More
The RMT Education Project
Interpreting and applying research to the field of massage therapy.
Posts look at ideas, discoveries and developments in the fields of sports medicine, neuroscience, pain physiology and clinical anatomy.
Intrinsic foot muscles play a crucial role in supporting the medial longitudinal arch, providing the foot stability and flexibility for shock absorption. This post is a brief introduction to "The Foot Core', also known as the intrinsic foot muscles.Read More
Initial management of rotator cuff injuries includes relative rest, modification of painful activities, and an exercise program guided to regain motion and strength. Additionally a comprehensive treatment of rotator cuff injuries could incorporate a number of rehabilitation strategies based on patient-specific assessment findingsRead More
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is an exercise-induced condition that causes pain, swelling and in severe cases there is associated numbness.
Anyone can develop chronic exertional compartment syndrome, but it's more common to occur in runners. Rest and conservative interventions usually allow symptoms to resolve.Read More
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is a soft tissue technique that uses hand held tools to impart a mechanical stimulus to the tissue with an end goal of improved healing.
IASTM devices may be made from different materials (e.g. wood, stone, jade, steel, ceramic, resin)Read More
There is a wide spectrum when it comes to the ACL injuries, from a minor tear to the dreaded O’Donoghue unhappy triad. Named after Dr. DH O’Donoghue the American orthopedic surgeon who first described the injury in 1950.Read More