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Helpful links on Pain and the Body

You’re with your body all day, so it’s pretty important to you. Let’s look at some places you can get more information on Pain and the Body I wanted to put together a list of places to look for good information on subjects pertaining to massage, movement, pain, and the body. This is by no […]

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Does your Massage Consent Pass the Peanut Butter and Jelly Test?

Consent, Massage &Peanut Butter & Jelly *Full disclosure, I believe I learned this exercise in grade school creative writing. Frequently when talking to clients you may think that you are communicating effectively and giving a great consent when you actually are not. This failing actually happens with everyone at some time. People are full of funny […]

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Massage Therapy and Pain (Continued)

  Massage Therapy and Pain – Working with Clients in the Pain Zone   This is a continuation of the last pain blog which offered some history on pain science and also some really general guidelines on massage therapy and pain. If your client has no red flags in assessment and you have decided it is safe […]

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Strength & Conditioning for the Cyclist

  By Ivan Garay LMT/CPT Strength training can improve a cyclist’s performance and protect against injuries. Research on endurance athletes shows that strength training improves the three most important predictors of endurance sports performance[1]: economy (the ability to do a certain amount of work using as small amount of energy as possible), velocity/power at maximal […]

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