Tag: Sports Massage for Runners

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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Warrior Wellness Massage in Santa Barbara, Ca.

Warrior Wellness Massage in Santa Barbara, Ca.

The 2 hr. Warrior Wellness Massage is about treating your pain, treating the neuromuscular conditions that lead to pain and dysfunction. It is about helping you recover from injury so you can get back to the things you love. Nicola will create a unique and customized full body 2 hour massage session which will include Cupping, Hot Stones, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Mechanical Vibrational Massage (MVM), Manual Lymphatic Drainage and CBD applied to trouble areas. 

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Therapeutic massage for sports injuries, post orthopedic massage for knee, hip replacements, frozen shoulders, neck, back and hip pain

Therapeutic massage for sports injuries,  post orthopedic massage for knee, hip replacements, frozen shoulders, neck, back and hip pain

Nothing beats personal experience and after 60 years of many different sports, 3 major surgeries, major sciatica and back issues, 6 minor surgeries, broken bones, and  15 years of bodywork, I can relate and empathize with your different pain symptoms.

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Back Pain and Relief from getting a Rhizotomy. Inflammatory & Mechanical Back Pain

Back Pain and Relief from getting a Rhizotomy. Inflammatory & Mechanical Back Pain

Rhizotomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove sensation from a painful nerve by killing nerve fibers responsible for sending pain signals to the brain. The nerve fibers can be destroyed by severing them with a surgical instrument or burning them with a chemical or electrical current. In most cases, rhizotomy provides immediate pain relief that can last up to several years until the nerve recovers and is able to transmit pain again.

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Shin Splints & Massage

Shin Splints & Massage

Pain is caused by overuse along the shinbone, the large front bone in the lower leg.
Shin splints result when muscles, tendons, and bone tissue become overworked. Shin splints often occur in athletes who recently intensified or changed their training routines.
The main symptom is pain in the leg.
Treatment includes rest, ice, and pain relievers.

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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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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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