Plantar Fasciitis Scraping: A Guide For Optimal Relief

Kaitlyn Feldvari

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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

Essential Oil For Plantar Fasciitis: Does It Work?

Kaitlyn Feldvari

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Essential oils have long been touted to have dozens of benefits, from pain recovery to even helping heal depression. And while there has been some promising research over the years, some of the benefits have been exaggerated. The question remains, do essential oils help relieve plantar fasciitis pain? 

The Best Plantar Fasciitis Massage Tools For Maximum Relief

Kaitlyn Feldvari

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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

Muscle Scraping: Can It Improve Muscle Performance?

David J. Sautter

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

Heated Vibration vs. Scraping

Alissa Taylor

How to know which type of recovery tools are best for you. We highlight the advantages of heated vibration vs. scraping tools.

Avoid the tech neck trap, here’s how

Alissa Taylor

On average, North Americans spend 5 hours and 53 minutes on digital media every day. If you’re reading this article, you are probably on your phone or sitting at your computer. How’s your posture? If you are looking down to read from your phone, you are applying at least 50lbs of additional pressure to just your neck. For reference, your … Read More

The Top 5 Quick Tips For Muscle Soreness Relief

Krista Bugden

Are you suffering from sore legs, sore calves, or just plain-old delayed onset muscle soreness? Maybe you pushed it a little too hard during your last workout. Or perhaps you recently started a new exercise program or routine. Soreness and discomfort are to be expected. But what do you do when stretching or re-hydrating aren’t enough? Sore muscles arise from … Read More

One Chiropractors Professional Recommendations for Muscle Soreness Relief

Tracey Roizman

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

Muscle Adhesions: Are They Getting in the Way of Your Athletic Performance?

Krista Bugden

“Muscle adhesion.” You may have heard the term in your physical therapist’s or doctor’s office. Or perhaps you came across in it when googling your symptoms. But what are muscle adhesions? A muscle adhesion is scar tissue that has developed in the muscles. It can cause muscle weakness, pain, and a limited range of motion. And it frequently goes undiagnosed. … Read More

What is IASTM and what are the benefits?

Nicole Clark

“Just a minute while I go get my scraper…” my colleague said to his patient. I thought about what might be going through his patient’s mind. What is a scraper? Will I have any skin left when he is done? Is it really as bad as it sounds? My colleague was referring to a small plastic device that was triangular … Read More