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Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Therapeutic massage is a general term that describes any type of massage modality that helps relieve pain, reduce stress, and work on a specific problem—such as a frozen shoulder, back pain, neck injuries or pain, or sports injuries. People tend to assume therapeutic massage means deep tissue massage, and that they will get a very strong massage.

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The Mindbody (Psychosomatic) Dangers of Massage… so get a Silent Massage!)

The Mindbody (Psychosomatic)  Dangers of Massage… so get a Silent Massage!)

But sometimes I advise people NOT to have a massage, or at least to only have “silent massages”. What can go wrong? Ironically, it is often what the massage therapist says, and not what they do, that can hurt you. LMT’s are well-meaning people, otherwise, they wouldn’t devote their life to massage other human beings.

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The facts of Colorful Elastic Therapeutic Taping, Kinesio Taping (KT), in Santa Barbara, Goleta

The facts of Colorful Elastic Therapeutic Taping, Kinesio Taping (KT), in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Kinesio Taping (KT) is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.

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Massage for Psychosomatic Disorders, TMS in Santa Barbara, Goleta.

Massage for Psychosomatic Disorders, TMS in Santa Barbara, Goleta.

The term “psychosomatic disorder” is mainly used to mean “a physical disease that is thought to be caused, or made worse, by mental factors.” The term is also used when mental factors cause physical symptoms but where there is no physical disease. For example, chest pain may be caused by stress and no physical disease can be found.

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