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Sports Massage

Besides being our most popular service, sports massage will invigorate your muscles before or after a sporting event and provide your body with a much-needed circulatory boost. As with every [...]

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Medical Massage

This is a specialized form of massage that is specifically designed if you are experiencing chronic pain. If you have tried different methods of treating your pain and have not found [...]

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Integrative Recovery Massage

"Integrative Recovery" is a term we have coined to encompass a variety of techniques that our therapists use to help with pain management. We created this choice to allow the [...]

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Soft Tissue Release

Soft Tissue Release is a form of bodywork designed specifically around the area of neuromuscular therapy. This type of therapy focuses on increasing recovery rates of muscular injuries, fixing muscular [...]

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Myofascial Decompression Therapy (Cupping)

Feeling stiff and sore? Or maybe just a nagging discomfort in muscles that you are overusing. This ancient technique (known as Chinese Cupping) is now being re-modified to fit Western [...]

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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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How to Get Your Health Insurance to Cover Your Medical Massages

It is common knowledge and widely accepted that medical massage therapy is a treatment to relieve mental stress and muscle tension.  What you may not know, is that medical massage therapy is known to help alleviate many painful and chronic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, whiplash, gout, and carpal tunnel syndrome.  For millions of people, medical massage therapy is not just a way to de-stress the body and the mind, but is also an effective treatment to reduce symptoms...

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Top 5 Ways Sports Massage Therapy Benefits Runners

It does not matter if you run in competition, for a cause, to relieve stress, or just for fun, because below are the top ways that sports massage therapy will benefit all runners. Fatigue will be reduced. Instead of feeling like collapsing after a long run, adding regular sports massages to your routine will leave you feeling more energized and empowered, to go farther and increase the intensity of your overall workout routine. Blood flow increases, since sports massage is...

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How to treat Fibromyalgia with Medical Massage Therapy

  Fibromyalgia is not a life-threatening disorder, but it is associated with fatigue, chronic pain, memory issues and severe mood swings.  This syndrome affects more women than men, but children and men are also affected with fibromyalgia.  Other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia are tension headaches, stiffness throughout the entire body and disruption in sleep patterns.  In some cases, the patients suffer from so much fatigue and pain that they are restricted to bed rest for days.  It is estimated that...

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CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret (and what to do about it)

Crossfit and Massage Therapy

If you haven’t heard the latest, here goes: Crossfit has been linked to some pretty severe cases of Rhabdomyalysis as of late. In this article, we will tell you all about the disease and how to potentially avoid this (or any other muscular dysfunction) in the future as you lift your way to new PR’s. Here goes! Rhabdomyolysis  is a serious condition that is related the to injury of the muscles.  Muscle fibers die and release dangerous substances into the...

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Medical Massage for Bursitis

Bursitis occurs when a bursa (a small fluid-filled sac located within joints, to keep them lubricated and functioning properly) becomes inflamed, and causes pain and limited range of motion.  There are over 150 bursa sacs within the human body, and they are situated where muscles and tendons slide across the bone.  Bursa creates a frictionless gliding movement and helps to maintain painless daily movement.  When bursitis occurs, regular movement becomes painful and challenging.  Usually, large joints such as shoulders, elbows,...

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Medical Massage

Were you recently in a Auto Accident or Work Related Injury? If you would like your Auto Insurance or Workers Comp to cover your medical massage treatments please email our Medical Billing Specialist Jessica@e-motionsportsmassage.com with your insurance information and attorney/adjuster's name and contact. Once you have been verified we will call you back to schedule your medical massage appointment. Medical  Massage Therapy & Analysis – This is a specialized form of massage that is specifically designed people are experiencing chronic...

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Massage Therapy

Sports Massage- The Secret to Optimal Performance, Better recovery and Injury Prevention While for some people, massage therapy is a well-earned relaxation gift to themselves, its original purpose was to help our muscles recover from damage and aid our bodies in self-healing. These intensive techniques help to relieve pain, promote circulation, and increase your overall quality of life. I have several intensive massage packages that will help your muscles prepare for an event or recover from whatever your body has...

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5 Stretches/Exercises You May Be Doing Wrong

You may work out every day but if you are not stretching or exercising correctly, you may not see the results you are looking for and what is worse, you could be setting yourself up for injury. Below I have provided the proper form for some of the more common stretches and exercises that you may doing wrong. Forward Bend           If you practice yoga, you often hear “bend forward with your back flat”. This type...

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