Category: Sports Recovery Santa Barbara

Facts on Meniscus Injuries, Tears, Surgery, Massage & Natural Treatments +Patellofemoral Disorder, PES Ansyritis Bursitis, Osteoatthritis

Facts on Meniscus Injuries, Tears, Surgery, Massage & Natural Treatments +Patellofemoral Disorder, PES Ansyritis Bursitis, Osteoatthritis

You feel a sudden pop or your knee locks. How do you know if it’s a torn meniscus? This is one of the most common types of knee injury. Even before you go to the doctor, some signs and symptoms can tell you if there is a meniscus tear. Plus, natural treatments may help you even more than surgery.

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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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Psoas Syndrome

Psoas Syndrome

Psoas syndrome is an uncommon and often misdiagnosed, condition that can appear as refractory lower back pain (pain that stays even after treatment) accompanied by other symptoms. The condition occurs when the psoas muscle—the long muscle (up to 16 inches) in your back—is injured. The psoas muscle is located in the lower lumbar region of the spine and extends through the pelvis to the femur. This muscle works by flexing the hip joint and lifting the upper leg towards the body. A common example of the movement created from this muscle is walking.

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Massage for Pickleball Players in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

Massage for Pickleball Players in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca.

Pickleball is quickly becoming one of the most popular recreational sports in the U.S. It combines tennis, badminton, and ping pong, and it is great exercise without being so high-impact. That said, injuries can occur, so all players must take care of their bodies and know how to find relief after those hard matches and that’s where PRO Massage comes into your life.

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Fractured Patella for Runners – Hairline Fractures

Fractured Patella for Runners – Hairline Fractures

A hairline kneecap fracture is a simple crack in the bone (the patella is still in one piece). Hairline fractures are also known as stress fractures and are rare in the kneecap. They can occur in athletes, such as marathon runners, and may be due to overuse. A stress fracture of the patella may be difficult to see on an X-ray. The main symptom is a pain in the front of the knee that gets worse over time.

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