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Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 3

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 3

For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we’re featuring a guest post from our good friend Bill Lockton. This post is the third and last in a series of posts from Bill to help you deal with sports injuries. HOW TO CARE FOR SPORTS INJURIES – by Bill Lockton Part 3: Uncovering the Cause – and trying to fix it!… Read More

The Sunday Stretch – Low Back Anywhere

The Sunday Stretch – Low Back Anywhere

Without a doubt, the most common complaint people have is low back pain. Something about modern life stresses our backs. Maybe it’s the shape of car or airplane seats. Maybe it’s stress. Or maybe it’s being on a computer for hours every day. Whatever the cause, there are things we can do for ourselves to… Read More

Wellness Wednesday: Foam Rolling for Shin Splints

Wellness Wednesday: Foam Rolling for Shin Splints

Painful, and often agonizingly slow to heal, shin splints are the bane of many an athlete. Coupled with R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) and sports massage, foam rolling the calf muscles can often provide relief and a return to sport. Calf therapy using a foam roll: Placing the foam roll on the floor, position… Read More

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 2

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 2

For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we’re featuring a guest post from our good friend Bill Lockton. This post is the second in a series of three from Bill to help you deal with sports injuries. HOW TO CARE FOR SPORTS INJURIES – by Bill Lockton Part 2: Managing the Condition Last time we talked about treating the symptoms,… Read More

Foam Rolling Workshop with the LA Leggers

It was a smashing success! Sunday afternoon LA Sports Massage hosted its first workshop in over a year. Dennis Lisaius, Director and Senior Therapist at LA Sports Massage, led the crowd of LA Legger members though a series of foam roller maneuvers designed to help them learn Self Myofascial Release- a nifty kind of self… Read More

The Sunday Stretch – Stretching for Success

When incorporated into your workout routine, stretching regularly can increase your range of motion, flexibility, mobility and circulation. Stretching also provides an excellent “bridge” between inactivity and vigorous activity. Here are 8 simple tips to help you stretch effectively: Read More

How to care for sports injuries – A Guest Post

For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we’re featuring a guest post from our good friend Bill Lockton. This post is the first in a series of three from Bill to help you deal with sports injuries.  HOW TO CARE FOR SPORTS INJURIES by Bill Lockton Part 1: Treating the Symptoms As a running coach and mentor,… Read More

Use Ice or Heat for Pain and Recovery?

Use Ice or Heat for Pain and Recovery?

Like so many subjects, the proper care of an injured or painful muscle, joint or other body part can be controversial. Should you stretch it, rest it, or strengthen it? Whatever practice you choose, you can be sure there are advocates for every point of view. And so it is with whether to apply heat… Read More

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