Plantar Fasciitis Scraping: A Guide For Optimal Relief

Kaitlyn FeldvariMobility & Recovery, Muscle Scraping, Muscle Soreness ReliefLeave a Comment

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If you suffer from plantar fasciitis pain, chances are you’ve already tried a variety of techniques, from self-massage to custom insoles. Whether you’re a professional athlete or simply incredibly active throughout the day, finding a repeatable solution for relief can seem like a never-ending quest. Fortunately, scraping is one of the most effective ways to help with plantar fasciitis pain … Read More

The Best Holistic Treatments For Hallux Limitus

Kaitlyn FeldvariMuscle Soreness Relief, Pain Relief, RecoveryLeave a Comment

One of the more common causes of foot pain, hallux limitus, is a condition that affects your big toe joint, causing inflammation and reduction in movement, not to mention pain.  Given the cost and often long recovery times of surgery, it’s only natural to seek out holistic treatments before going under the knife. While the decision whether or not to … Read More

The Best Plantar Fasciitis Massage Tools For Maximum Relief

Kaitlyn FeldvariMuscle Scraping, Pain Relief, RecoveryLeave a Comment

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When it comes to treating your plantar fasciitis with massage, using the right tools matter. Overly expensive and gimmicky solutions that promise the world and aren’t very effective and can often hurt more than just your wallet.  Not only do the right tools help improve the effectiveness of alleviating your pain, but they are critical in building a consistent massage … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis Massage: 6 Massages For Healing Plantar Fasciitis Pain At Home

Kaitlyn FeldvariPain Relief, RecoveryLeave a Comment

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that will ultimately affect 1 in 10 people during their lifetime. While the condition can be especially bothersome for professional athletes, the rest of us aren’t immune to the many physical stressors we face in everyday life.  While there are many treatments, it’s often a long-term battle. In this article, we’ll show you step by … Read More

Muscle Scraping: Can It Improve Muscle Performance?

David J. SautterMuscle Scraping, Performance2 Comments

In the constant quest for better muscle performance, athletes and gym goers are now turning towards a technique called muscle scraping. A direct manipulation of muscle tissue to improve blood flow and alleviate adhesions or knots, muscle scraping has been used for thousands of years, but only now is science revealing its potential benefits. Let’s take a look at what … Read More

The Evidence and Science Behind Gua Sha

Tracey RoizmanTCMLeave a Comment

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Centered around a mysterious, invisible set of energy pathways and with techniques that baffle the Western mind, traditional Chinese medicine can seem esoteric, to say the least. In that regard, gua sha, the therapeutic method of scraping the skin to alleviate pain and improve health certainly doesn’t disappoint. An ancient and maybe one of the earliest known medical practices, gua … Read More