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Muscle Pain vs Nerve Pain

PAIN It’s a part of the human condition. Let’s face it, if you’re alive, you’ve felt pain at one point or another. Worse, yet, is when you go to see someone for your pain, and you have to pay for

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Massage for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What a pain (in the neck, the arm, and the hand)

Referral pattern of the scalenes, which can cause Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Picture Copyright: J. Smolders, B.A., D.C. 1984

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (or TOS) Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (or TOS for short) is a common problem characterized by numbness, tingling, and pain in the neck, down the arm, and into the fingertips.  Traditionally, thoracic outlet syndrome is

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Easing Rotator Cuff Pain with Massage Therapy

What is the Rotator Cuff?       The rotator cuff (sometimes mistakenly called the “rotator cup”) is a name for the area of the shoulder where the humerus (upper arm bone) meets the body in a “ball and socket”

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Rolling Out The New Massage Referral Program

Welcome back, everyone! I wanted to give you all a bit more incentive for the massage referral program. Starting in September, I’ll be keeping track of all the new people that come into my office and how they found me.

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Sciatica: Treating with Massage

Sharp, stabbing pain in the hip and glute. Referred pain and tingling that travels down the back of the leg and sometimes wrapping around to the big toe.¬†If you’ve ever experienced sciatic pain, you rarely need a doctor to tell

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