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Give Yourself a Proper Recovery Period with These Simple Tips

Category Archives: Therapy Techniques

20 Jan, 2020

Give Yourself a Proper Recovery Period with These Simple Tips

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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28 Jun, 2017

Lower Cross Syndrome: More than Bad Posture

Sitting for long periods of time in our daily lives has lead to a shortening of our hip flexor muscles over time.  Even athletes who do not spend much of their day sitting can have trouble with their lower back if they perform an exercise incorrectly over time or overwork certain areas of their body.

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10 May, 2017

Hunched Over Your Desk? Upper Crossed Syndrome Explained

If your mother is constantly telling you to stand up straight, if you find yourself with shoulder pain after a long day at work, or if you notice you are developing a hunchback, chances are you have Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS).  UCS is actually a muscle imbalance in the head and shoulders that is often

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14 Sep, 2016

Kinesio Taping: What is it?

In 2008, Kinesio Tape appeared on the world’s biggest athletic stage – the Olympics in Beijing, China.  Since then, the practice of taping muscles and joints has become more common, appearing on backs, shoulders, knees, and calves in every athletic event from local 5k races to beach volleyball courts in Rio.   What Is Kinesio Tape?

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12 Sep, 2016

Therapeutic Cupping: Not Just Another Fad

Michael Phelps’ return to swimming during the Olympics was majestic. Tall and lean, he stood on the blocks of his first race and the first question that was asked was, “What are those round bruises on his body?” As it turns out, they were marks from an ancient Chinese medicinal practice called therapeutic cupping. This

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