Sports Massage for Pain/Weakness When Lifting Your Arm

Over the last few months we have had several athlete's come in with a nerve-like sensation down the arm and a feeling of weakness or pain when they lift the arm. As with every treatment, I try to first identify what exercise caused the initial pain. Some have said they were doing power snatches others were doing handstand pushups, but a few things are common in all of the cases we have seen: They have trouble lifting their arms without feeling...

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What is Medical Massage?

In order to talk about what Medical Massage is, let's first describe what it is not. Medical Massage is not a relaxing massage you might get for stress relief, like a Swedish Massage. While for some, getting rid of chronic pain could be a relief, often times there is a bit of pain that comes with ridding yourself of that chronic issue. Most people who come in for a Medical Massage might be thinking they need a doctor's note for it,...

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