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Are you suffering from ‘Dead Butt’ Syndrome

Are you suffering from ‘Dead Butt’ Syndrome

February 24, 2020 2 min read

If you sit at a desk all day, you may experience vague discomfort and pain where you sit. Doctors may call this lower cross syndrome, gluteal amnesia or gluteus medius tendinosis.

But another term is more memorable: “dead butt” syndrome.

In this syndrome, muscle tightness and weakness combine to create an imbalance. Constant sitting weakens the gluteus medius, one of the three primary muscles in the buttock. It also tightens the hip flexors.

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Benefits Of Recovapro For Office Workers

Benefits Of Recovapro For Office Workers

February 20, 2020 3 min read

What are the benefits of Recovapro for office/laptop workers, and other professionals not normally thought of as ‘sporty’?

Working long, tiring hours at an office desk or laptop can easily result in a slumped posture, sore shoulders, stiff neck, and often a headache too!

It’s well known that Recovapro relieves stiff, sore, aching muscles for athletes. But it’s NOT as well known that stiff and sore muscles can be treated by the deep tissue massage inherent in Recovapro to benefit all people.

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𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐩𝐫𝐨 𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 “𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞” 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 ? ⁣⁣

January 12, 2020 4 min read

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What is a massage gun and what can it do?

A massage gun is a mobility device that makes use of an oscillating attachment to physically target areas of the body with rapid pulses. By rapidly hitting the muscle fibers with a gentle wave, we are able to loosen up the tight knots in the area, reduce muscle soreness, as well as improving blood flow.

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Simple tips for avoiding running injuries

Simple tips for avoiding running injuries

January 11, 2020 2 min read

You’ve decided that this year is the year. You’re ready for this. 2019 is behind you, and now you’ve got your full attention on your fitness goal. It’s the year of running.

Now, running isn’t a walk in the park (though there’s no shame if it’s currently just a fast shuffle), so it’s important that you warm-up and cool down appropriately. Look after your muscles and then they’ll look after you by reducing the likelihood of injury and helping you get out some extra speed/distance from your springy pins.

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

November 29, 2019 4 min read

Experience the Best Foot Massage withRecovapro

 

Bothered by heel pain upon waking up in the morning when you’re lying down in bed? Or notice heel discomfort when you take your first steps out of bed? It might be because of plantar fasciitis.

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia at the bottom of your foot that runs from your heel bone to the base of your toes. It is a common condition that affects the heel area and can occur in one or both feet, along with swelling in severe conditions. Without proper treatment, heel pain may get worse.

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LOCALIZED VIBRATION THERAPY

LOCALIZED VIBRATION THERAPY

November 28, 2019 3 min read

Vibration therapy has demonstrated applications in therapeutic rehabilitationand exercise and considered one of the most effective and widely utilized fields of massage therapies. It can be performed by a professional massage therapist or applied via an electronic devices likemassage guns. These use mechanical vibration with precisely controlled frequency, duration and amplitude of stimulation to treat various health problems or injuries. It’s created to treat pain, muscle stiffness, and other conditions, as well as help your body heal after an injury, like a broken bone. It can be applied to almost every part of the body.
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VIBRATION THERAPY AND BONE HEALTH

VIBRATION THERAPY AND BONE HEALTH

November 27, 2019 4 min read

According to Wolff's law, the bone will adapt to the stress under which it is placed. Bones perceive and respond to local dynamic loading, building form, and strength to support function (Wolff, 1892). In a healthy person, this “dynamic loading” is generated by muscle contractions through daily activities and specific training, but in the case of a frail or injured individual where typical exercise regimens are difficult, these mechanical signals can be translated in the form of vibration.

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TARGETING THE CHARLEY HORSE

TARGETING THE CHARLEY HORSE

November 26, 2019 4 min read

MANAGING QUADRICEPS CONTUSION WITH VIBRATION THERAPY

 

Athletes involved in contact sports are prone to muscle contusion or bruise, and it is one of those injuries that just about everyone has had at one point or another in their lives. In fact, bruised muscles are the second most common sports injury after strains, and although not considered a serious injury, they can cause discomfort and create a nasty looking discoloration on the skin. Most contusions are minor and can heal quickly, without having to stop the athletes from participating in games. However, with severe cases, it can cause severe tissue damage and lead to complications that may entail stopping to engage in sports for months.

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MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME AND MUSCLE KNOTS

MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME AND MUSCLE KNOTS

November 25, 2019 3 min read

Pulling the Trigger at Trigger Points

 

Myofascial pain syndrome is a medical term used to describe chronic muscle pain, weakness, stiffness, and inflammation that typically occurs after a muscle has been contracted repetitively or in situations of stress-related muscle tension.MPS affects approximately 9 million people in the U.S., including 95% of people who have chronic pain. Factors that pose a greater risk for MPS include intense exercise, abnormal posture, joint dysfunction and conditions such as sleep problems and chronic infection. Jobs requiring repetitive physical work or prolonged static posture are also risks.

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DON’T RUN FROM THE GUN - Aiming at the Runner's Knee

DON’T RUN FROM THE GUN - Aiming at the Runner's Knee

November 17, 2019 5 min read

Knee pain has been a common complaint in the clinics, especially from those that are exposed to frequent and intense running. The iliotibial band syndrome, often referred to as the “Runner’s Knee,” is a common injury among runners and other long distance athletes who requires frequent knee flexion and extension. It is caused by the inflammation of the lower portion of the iliotibial band resulting in lateral knee pain. 
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And the best one there is… the Recovapro massage gun… The Real Deal!

And the best one there is… the Recovapro massage gun… The Real Deal!

November 15, 2019 5 min read

Over the past years, percussive massage guns have become a popular tool that are meant to make you feel better — by increasing blood flow to speed up recovery. Many manufacturers have taken advantage of the craze offering low quality products that would cause more hurt than benefits. But Recovapro rose to the occasion and it stands by its products. Not only that it has given the best one there is, but also the overall customer satisfaction. So, GET PUMPED UP!
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What are massage guns and how do they work?

What are massage guns and how do they work?

November 15, 2019 2 min read

As with the traditional massage techniques, massage guns are handheld devices that can also provide vibration therapy. It sends pulses of concentrated pressure deep into your muscles improving blood flow, relieving pain, tension and soreness for a more rapid and enhanced recovery. Vibration therapy has been proven to be one of the best techniques that restore and even improve muscular function after DOMS (Veqar and Imtiyaz, 2014).Recovery is achieved from increased blood supply to the injury and decreased sensation of pain.
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