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EVER WONDER WHY MASSAGE FEELS GOOD?

EVER WONDER WHY MASSAGE FEELS GOOD?
Ever wonder why soft tissue mobilization (massage) feels good? It is due to your proprioceptors. Proprioceptors are nerve endings embedded in the muscle fibers, tendons and joints that inform the central nervous system about location and movement of the body. They send information to the brain about how much tension or pressure is being applied to them, and how quickly it’s changing. Bad posture and stress injury to muscle tissue can bring about chronic muscle strain, muscle soreness a...
Posted on 2018-09-26

ALL HEADACHES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL

ALL HEADACHES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL
Most pain management therapists believe they are able to distinguish between clients presenting with common headaches and more serious conditions such as migraines. Although most recognize that not all headaches are migraines, few can truly differentiate the inherent subtleties between the two disorders. In fact, there are more than 300 different types of headaches, each with different causes, kinds of pain, onset and frequency. Why are migraines different? The word “Migraine” come...
Posted on 2018-07-30

Cervicogenic Headaches vs. Migraines: How to tell the difference and how a skilled Physical Therapist can help

Cervicogenic Headaches vs. Migraines: How to tell the difference and how a skilled Physical Therapist can help
36 Million Americans are affected by chronic headaches each year; that’s 12% of the population! You may be suffering from chronic migraines if you have more than 15 headaches per month, with at least 8 of these accompanied by the following symptoms: A headache that lasts more than 4 hours Nausea or vomiting Sensitivity to light Sensitivity to sound Changes in vision, sensation, and speech, also known as “Aura”, that can occur before or during your headache Causes of ...
Posted on 2018-07-17

10 Health Benefits of Dogs

10 Health Benefits of Dogs
Whether you’re a dog owner, volunteer, or good neighbor, spending time with dogs can have a positive effect on your overall well-being.  If you’ve ever had to leave or have lost a furry friend, you know how much a part of your life they fill. Some people go as far as saying: get healthy, get a dog. Here are 10 key benefits of dogs: 1. Improve your heart health Studies have shown that having a canine companion is linked to lower blood pressure, reduced cholesterol, and decreas...
Posted on 2018-06-25

Headaches are a common problem and are not very pleasant

Headaches are a common problem and are not very pleasant
Headaches are a common problem and are not very pleasant. They range from needing to lay in bed with the room being dark to just annoying and taking the edge off your day. In general, they are divided into to two main groups migraines and tension. Migraine is thought to be the result of constriction of blood vessels whereas tension headaches are due to tight muscles. Migraines are often on one side of the upper neck and head while tension headaches may affect both sides. There is a third type ...
Posted on 2018-06-25
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