1. Choose low-impact activities Low-impact activities are those that cause minimal stress, wear and tear to weight-bearing joints. It’s essential that people with joint pain embark on low-impact workouts to prevent worsening damage, inflammation and pain. Stationary bikes and elliptical …
Massage Therapy Continuing Education
The value of massage therapy continuing education is often dependent on learning how to apply fundamental skill sets of manual therapy.
Self-Care Advice for the Client with a Low Back Condition
When recommending stretches, the best rule regarding self-care advice is to give the client as much as he or she will do, and no more.
What is best… Cold or Heat? … Is Moist Heat better than Dry Heat?
Both dry and moist heat application resulted in pain relief from DOMS, but moist heat resulted in a greater pain reduction, and in only 25% of the time.
What is Manual Therapy?
The following techniques are considered to be Manual Therapy techniques: Massage (Soft Tissue Manipulation), Stretching, Joint Mobilization, Hydrotherapy.