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Treating Scar Tissues Using The Graston Technique — Midtown Therapists Share Its Benefits

When a person experiences an accident or injury to the soft tissues, scar tissue can develop. Unlike healthy tissues like tendons and ligaments (which are dense, elongated fibers running toward the same direction) and other tissue types (that can be dense, loose and irregular, with some fibers going multiple directions), scar tissue is healthy tissue […]

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A Primer On Manipulation Under Anesthesia

If you have been undergoing conservative treatment for your neck, back or joint pain, muscle spasm, shortened muscles or fibrous adhesions for more than eight weeks with little to no improvement, you may be a candidate for manipulation under anesthesia or MUA.   MUA involves the use of spinal manipulations, stretches, and postural or articular […]

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What Makes Graston Technique The Ideal Therapy?

Accidents will happen, injuries will occur — and through it all, the incidence of pain. When pain sets in, your entire day could be affected, which is not at all ideal when you happen to be a very active person. No one wants to endure pain — nor should you have to, what with the […]

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Medical Massage Therapy: More than Just a Solution to Stress

You often hear people saying that a massage would be great — something that they could certainly use right now. After a long week spent chasing deadlines at work, scrambling to look after the family’s needs, running errands, and keeping appointments, they’re left tired, cranky, and unable to truly relax. A soothing massage would be […]

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What Are Trigger Point Injections?

Trigger point injections are often recommended to people suffering from fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome and tension headaches. But what exactly are trigger points and how can a trigger point injection help?   Trigger points are contraction knots that are typically located in the shoulders, upper and lower back muscles and in the extremities. These typically […]

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A List Of Non-Invasive Methods For Posture Correction

You may not be as hunched at Quasimodo, but if your back’s been aching frequently because you often forget to suck your tummy in, pop your chest out and pull your shoulders back, you better start doing something — if you don’t, the pains can get worse and your spine might already permanently hold the […]

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What You Need To Know About Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing

Through the popular ice bucket challenge, much awareness has lately been drummed up about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, it is an invariably fatal condition characterized by a progressive neuro degeneration that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The effect eventually spreads to the muscles all […]

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Electric Stimulation Therapy For Pain Management

If you’re suffering from chronic pains that are already compromising your life by preventing you from properly going about various tasks, then most likely, you are quite open and willing to try whatever method that promises to provide even just temporary relief. Nowadays, you can easily learn about new available solutions from periodicals and magazines; […]

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Custom Stretching Programs – Exploring The Benefits Beyond Flexibility

One of the areas often forgotten by people who regularly exercise is stretching. If they do stretch, most would simply breeze through the process. But why is stretching important and why should you set aside a significant amount of time for this?   Stretching offers multiple benefits to the body and mind. Apart from increasing […]

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Top 3 Reasons For Getting Custom Rehab Programs

Being physically active plays an important role in keeping your mind and body healthy. Of course, being active does not have to mean that you should exercise or train like a professional athlete or even engage in adventure sports like every other person you know who loves rock climbing, scuba diving, or hang gliding. You […]

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