How to Relieve Tennis Elbow

Ariana Purificati Fune

Lateral epicondylitis, nicknamed “Tennis Elbow”, is a common injury in the forearm and elbow. Pain often occurs during and after activity and can even progress to weaken your grip strength.  As this injury can become debilitating, usually to your dominant hand, an effective recovery plan is definitely needed. You have likely tried stretching out your wrist and elbow, but have … Read More

3 Ways to Treat Calf Pain at Home

Ariana Purificati Fune

If you’re a daily runner, you look forward to getting out on the trial every day. Unfortunately, constant loading can often lead to calf pain. However, muscle scraping, combined with other home remedies can provide short- and long-term relief for your pain. This article will guide you through the most effective scraping techniques, as well as stretching and strengthening exercises … Read More

How to Relieve Shoulder Pain At Home

Ariana Purificati Fune

For those who experience shoulder pain, it can make daily tasks feel pretty impossible. Finding an effective way to relieve shoulder pain can be even more difficult. If you’re struggling to find relief, try muscle scraping! Based on the technique of gua sha, scraping effectively reduces pain and restores function at many joints throughout the body, including the shoulder. This … Read More

How to: Muscle Scraping for Knee Pain

Ariana Purificati Fune

During load-bearing movements, the knee is the weakest link of the lower kinetic chain, making it very prone to injury and pain. As there are many causes of knee pain, there are also many ways to treat it. If you feel like there’s something missing from your usual treatment plan, you should try muscle scraping! It’s fair to be skeptical … Read More

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