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IASTM and Athletes In the world of sports and athletics, there is always a famous saying; the best ability is nothing but availability. The saying is commonly attributed to a legendary former football coach, Bill Parcells who is presently the member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This saying implies that the health and overall availability of a player or an athlete to play is always a top priority. Further explanation asserts that the extents of how good a player does not determine the performance whenever he’s nursing an injury on his sideline. The goal of athletes focused physical...

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The disease called Fibromyalgia is a deficiency characterized by the prevalent musculoskeletal pain and accompanied by sleep, mood or memory issues, and even fatigue. There are several research findings that have proved that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by influencing the way signals are processed by your brain. Symptoms associated with this disorder begins after experiencing a surgery, infections, psychological stress, physical trauma and in some cases the symptoms accumulate gradually over time even if there is no single event that could trigger the infection. Fibromyalgia can be experienced by both men and women but women are more likely to develop...

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The best Non-Invasive Methods for Healing The health and fitness campaigns have worked! There is more awareness about the need to be physically fit and its positive impact on our health. However, while more people are engaging in highly intense physical activities, the tendency to experience sports injury due to over-exertion or muscle-strain cannot be ruled out. Sports injury causes inflammation, pain and may sometimes require surgery. If this happens how can you heal faster? There is a way; it involves the use of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation tools popularly called the IASTM tools. Tracing the history of these...

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Myofascial Release and IASTM Tools What is Myofascial Release (MFR) Therapy? Myofascial Release (MFR) Therapy is one of the widely used alternative medicine techniques to treat muscle pain and immobility by relaxation of muscles, which improves blood circulation and stretch reflex of muscles. This therapy technique uses 9 pairs of tender points, and pressure is applied using special tools and technique by the therapist to relax the muscles and relieve the pain. Chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists, sports team trainers, occupational therapists and even people at homes widely use IASTM tools to treat pain due to muscle soreness or tissue damage.   IASTM...

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