Tendinitis and Tendinosis

What is tendinitis and tendinosis, and what can you do to treat and prevent these conditions? bit.ly/2vuBgqB

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Massage for Fibromyalgia

While not a cure, massage therapy is an effective means for helping people manage their fibromyalgia. Check out these massage techniques recommended for fibromyalgia sufferers that avoid overstimulating the nervous system, triggering flare-ups of muscular pain, or exacerbating other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia like sleep problems, depression, lack of concentration and fatigue. bit.ly/2h9PNxL

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10-Minute Strengthening

Feel better and increase productivity by resetting for 2 minutes every hour, for 5 hours. It only takes 10 minutes a day to give your body and brain some much needed movement. This is an easy way to move toward health and strength amidst our busy routines. http://bit.ly/2uQNOJE

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Water Consumption

Among other benefits, drinking enough water can aid muscle health and pain prevention. Generally, 8 cups of water a day is recommended, but you may calculate what your body needs by multiplying your body weight by 2/3 (67%) to find out how many ounces per day you need; add 12 ounces to your total for every 30 minutes you work out.

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Summer Care

It’s hard to avoid the sun during the hot Texas summer. Soaking in sunlight has it’s risks and rewards. Check out these pros and cons before you get out and enjoy the sun again. bit.ly/2rM0f7P

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Why Fascia Matters

Well-hydrated and supple fascia is crucial to maintaining your natural settings for alignment and function. Maintaining these settings will keep small problems from turning into larger ones, keep injuries from becoming chronic, and keep you mobile and functional for longer through life. Learn more about the importance of fascia and how it works here: bit.ly/2kl18wX

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Common Compensatory Patterns

Check out this article and learn how your pain may be caused by compensatory patterns in the body, and how you can relieve and prevent muscle strain and pain patterns by resolving the issues at their source. bit.ly/2qgpaQl

 

 

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Foam Rolling

Learn how to increase recovery at home with a foam roller! Foam rolling helps to increase blood flow, increase range of motion, eliminate toxins, and decreases muscular tension by reducing trigger points and scar tissue that builds up over time. bit.ly/2ocjrKR

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The Future of Bionic Limbs

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.

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Post-Marathon Massage

deep tissue massage 460Post-marathon massage speeds recovery, reduces muscle soreness and facilitates injury healing. http://bit.ly/2lua4DT

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