Category: Shoulder Injuries

The Four Rotator Muscles Explained

The Four Rotator Muscles Explained

The Rotator Cuff (RC) is a common name for the group of 4 distinct muscles and their tendons, which provide strength and stability during motion to the shoulder complex. They are also referred to as the SITS muscle, with reference to the first letter of their names (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres minor, and Subscapularis, respectively). The muscles arise from the scapula and connect to the head of the humerus, forming a cuff around the glenohumeral (GH) joint.

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Sports Injury Massage

Sports Injury Massage

Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. Sports massage has three basic forms: pre-event massage, post-event massage, and maintenance massage.

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Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

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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