Massage Therapy

The iliotibial band is the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, helping stabilize and move the hip and knee joints, as well as preventing dislocation. When the IT band isn’t working properly, movement of the knee (and, therefore, running) becomes painful. The IT band can tighten [...]

Swedish massage is usually considered a light, relaxing, stress relief type of massage, and is a type of full body massage that incorporates techniques of effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. Effleurage is a long, smooth stroke that slides over the skin and is usually very fluid feeling. This gliding stroke is often used to [...]

Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/injury-treatment/understanding-your-fascia?page=single Fascia is a sheet of connective tissue covering or binding together body structures, and is very widespread yet likely the least understood network of the human body.Fascia is made up primarily of densely packed collagen fibers that create a full body that wrap and divide every one of our muscles, bones, nerves, blood [...]

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