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

Muscle Scraping vs Percussive Therapy

Alissa TaylorMuscle Scraping3 Comments

If you are someone who is getting into exercise, you may have heard about the importance of recovery. Even the most seasoned athletes confess that they know recovery is crucial for their performance, but still are unsure of the best tools for their individual needs. While it may have been acceptable in the past to finish your workout with a … Read More

Is Your Thoracic Mobility Holding You Back?

Krista BugdenMobility, Mobility & Recovery, Muscle Scraping, Thoracic1 Comment

Thoracic Mobility

The thoracic spine doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It’s often ignored and neglected, especially in rehabilitation settings and when it comes to enhancing performance. For instance, when back pain happens, the focus is frequently placed on the spine, hamstrings, and hip flexors.  But what if your aches and pains could be prevented by improved thoracic mobility? And what if … Read More