Massage Therapy

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Cupping as a Modality

Following the 2016 Summer Olympics, myofascial decompression is all the rage Many stayed up late watching the nonstop coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. We heard…

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Cupping as a Modality

Following the 2016 Summer Olympics, myofascial decompression is all the rage Many stayed up late watching the nonstop coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. We heard…

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The Four Pillars of Hand Therapy

Occupational therapists lead the way in this essential rehabilitation specialty. Hand therapy is a unique specialty for which I have a lot of respect and much enjoy. I learned about…

Sports Massage
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Athletic Taping for Sports Injuries

How physical therapists are using this pain-mitigating modality in athletic populations. Kinesiology tape has been used in therapeutic communities for over 30 years, though it…

Pain Management
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Building a Case

Growing evidence supports massage therapy for relief of chronic pain A recent ADVANCE article discussed the work of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) in…

Business & Policy
Self-Care
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Tips for Combating Physical Fatigue

Five ways to gain energy, reduce tiredness, and be more productive throughout the day Some people call them the ‘3 o’clock blues.’ It’s that feeling…