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PRO Sports Massage Santa Barbara

PRO Sports Massage Santa Barbara

Sports massage is a specialized form of massage therapy that focuses on enhancing athletic performance, promoting recovery, and preventing injuries. It involves the manipulation of soft tissues, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments, using various techniques to address the specific needs of athletes and individuals engaged in regular physical activity. Here’s an in-depth discussion of the science and research behind the benefits of sports massag

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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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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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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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Labral Tears

Labral Tears

More commonly, however, labral tears are degenerative in nature. Degenerative labral tears are chronic injuries that occur as a result of repetitive wear and tear over time and can be seen in the early stages of hip arthritis. The most common cause of degenerative labral tears is a condition known as femoroacetabular impingement (FAI).

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