Posts Tagged 'sports massage'

The Role of Sports Massage

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deep tissue sports massageThe purpose of Sports Massage is not well understood and its use would most likely increase with a greater understanding of how how exercise impacts our muscles.

After hard training or an athletic event, taxed muscles become constricted and shortened. Micro-tearing of muscle fibers also results from extended strenuous ...

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Get an Edge on Your Golf Game with Sports Massage

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All athletes, including golf enthusiasts look for an edge that can help them train more effectively, perform better or overcome injuries quickly.  A competitive athlete will push his or her body to the limit to achieve greater speed, endurance or power.   All this pushing puts stress on the muscles and requires a great deal of recovery in order to avoid injury and overuse trauma.  Golfers are no exception to the risks of injury due to muscle overuse.  Sports Massage for ...

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Understanding Different Types of Massage

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Deep tissue massage, Dreamclinic Massage Seattle and RedmondThere are various types of massage and understanding the differences will assist you in choosing the most effective technique to alleviate your discomfort.  In traditional massage, various levels of pressure and movement are applied to the body’s soft tissue — skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia (the membrane which ...

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5 Benefits of Using a Foam Roller

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5 Benefits of Using a Foam Roller, original blog content by Dreamclinic Massage and Acupuncture Seattle, Redmond, BellevueDespite their appearance, foam rollers are not instruments of torture. Some of their scary-looking spikes may not look very inviting, but they are actually an essential part of a healthy, active lifestyle.

So, what is a foam roller exactly? They come in all shapes and sizes, ...

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Client Spotlight on Daulot

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dreamclinic massage client spotlight recoveryIt takes endurance, tenacity and maintenance to compete in an ultra marathon — a foot race upwards of 100 miles.

 

And Daulot Fountain has plenty of each to hold his own in

24-plus-hour races. Daulot has been competing in marathons,ultra marathons and triathlons for 20 years now and has only recently added massage to his rigorous training schedule.

“I think of massage as maintenance, like changing oil ...

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