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LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury

LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury

LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury By Dennis Lisaius Director and Senior Therapist – LA Sports Massage Studies have shown that 50 to 90% of sedentary adults that enter training programs become injured in the initial 6 weeks of training, even though the program was specifically designed to avoid injury.* Our experiences at our clinic… 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

The Sunday Stretch – The Deep Glute Muscles

As you probably can guess by the name of the post, we seek to bring you a new stretch each Sunday. That way you can practice it and add it to your stretching arsenal for the rest of the week. This Sunday Stretch we’re going to work on the deep gluteal muscle group. There are… Read More

The Sunday Stretch – The “C” Stretch

The Sunday Stretch is our new feature bringing you an easy to remember stretch to add to your wellness arsenal. Today’s Stretch: The C Stretch Stretching is important. Over the years I’ve help thousands of athletes integrate stretching into their daily training routine. But I’ve noticed the more I teach them, the less they remember.… Read More

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