One Chiropractors Professional Recommendations for Muscle Soreness Relief

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Chiropractor on Muscle Soreness

Working out is exhilarating and rewarding but exercise too much and your body will let you know. Sore, tender muscles after a long or intense workout can last for days, leading to misery and regret—the exact opposite of your exercise intentions. Here are a few ways to avoid or minimize post-exercise muscle soreness as well as speed up your recovery … Read More

4 Home Exercises To Relieve Shoulder Pain

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Reach and Climb

It starts out as an occasional twinge when you raise your arm overhead or to the side. Then, one day you find yourself squirming to put on a jacket to avoid irritating your “bad” arm. Further along, the intermittent discomfort is now a constant dull ache. Over-the-counter pain remedies cease to work and you are losing sleep because it is … Read More

Gua Sha vs. Foam Roller – Which is better?

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If you are an athlete you have probably experienced firsthand the pain and frustration that comes from being sidelined with an injury. We’ve all been there and know that there’s only so much you can accomplish with rest and Advil before you start looking for something drug-free that will get you back in the game. Two such techniques: gua sha … Read More

The Evidence and Science Behind Gua Sha

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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

What is Gua Sha Therapy and how does it work?

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What is Gua Sha and it’s History The first written records of gua sha date back 700 years, to the era of the Ming Dynasty, though,  the practice is thought to be much older than that, perhaps having been discovered in prehistoric times as the simple reflex of rubbing a painful area to make the pain go away. The term … Read More