Everyone loves getting a good workout in, but if you want to be able to do this for years to come, you need to make sure that you’re preventing any possible injuries. Injuries can strike at any moment and very often, can mean spending two or more weeks away from all physical activities. If you’re hit hard, frustration will set in … Read More
IASTM/Graston Vs. Deep Tissue Massage – How are they different?
As a Chiropractor, I’ve known about the Graston technique for a long time, but over the last few years, other similar treatments and tools have started becoming popular. These include Gua Sha, Hawk Grips, the Echo Muscle Reliever etc. Whether we are referring to Graston, Gua Sha or any similar tool, these all fall under the IASTM umbrella and therefore … Read More
Steroid Injections for Relieving Shoulder Pain – Everything You Need to Know
The shoulder is a complex joint that relies on many muscles, tendons and ligaments to hold it together. The shoulder can develop a multitude of conditions. Common ailments that can occur are tendinitis, bursitis, rotator cuff syndrome, frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) and degenerative or inflammatory arthritis. Inevitably, all of these conditions will develop varying degrees of pain, … Read More