Category: sports massage Santa Barbara

What is P-DTR (Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex), Muscle Testing, Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Polyvagal Theory

What is P-DTR (Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex), Muscle Testing, Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Polyvagal Theory

The science behind P-DTR is rooted in the concept that the body’s movements are controlled by the nervous system, which relies on accurate sensory information to coordinate and execute precise motor patterns. Injuries or dysfunctions can disrupt this sensory-motor loop, leading to pain, altered movement patterns, and reduced performance.

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Unlocking the Hidden Potential: The Benefits of Sports Massage

Unlocking the Hidden Potential: The Benefits of Sports Massage

In the realm of physical fitness and athletic performance, sports massage has emerged as an essential tool for athletes seeking to optimize their training and recovery. While it shares some similarities with traditional massage techniques, sports massage is specifically tailored to address the unique needs of athletes. By targeting muscles, tendons, and connective tissues, sports massage offers a range of benefits that can enhance performance, prevent injuries, and promote overall well-being. In this article, we delve into the numerous advantages of sports massage and how it can unlock an athlete’s hidden potential.

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Swimmers Massage Santa Barbara

Swimmers Massage Santa Barbara

Swimmers prepare for intense competitions by spending many strenuous hours each day performing swim laps in the pool. Just like in any other sport, swimmers are prone to injury. Swimmers use all of the muscles of their body to exert tremendous force on the water and propel themselves to move forward at high speeds. At the end of the swimmer’s day, total body care is needed. Sports massage helps swimmers be healthy and strong, both mentally and physically, throughout the swimming season and beyond.

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Chronic PFP – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Chronic PFP – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS; not to be confused with jumper’s knee) is knee pain as a result of problems between the kneecap and the femur.[4] The pain is generally in the front of the knee and comes on gradually.[2][4] Pain may worsen with sitting, excessive use, or climbing and descending stairs.[1] While the exact cause is unclear, it is believed to be due to overuse.[1][2] Risk factors include trauma, increased training, and a weak quadriceps muscle.[1] It is particularly common among runners

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How to help nerve and muscle damage from sports injuries, accidents or surgeries

How to help nerve and muscle damage from sports injuries, accidents or surgeries

How to help nerve and muscle damage from sports injuries, accidents or surgeries. Accidents and sports injuries have caught up with me and my clients. Over the years, the nerve and muscle damage has just gotten a lot worse from my accident so I had to figure out a way to help me stay upright, LOL, and relax the muscles. Besides getting a weekly massage for myself, neuromuscular massage, and or Thai massage, this and muscle scraping are about the best things I’ve found that help out severe nerve and muscle damage. Many more tips coming from PRO Massage…the body nerd.

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