Category Archives: Sports Injuries & Rehabilitation

BodyQuirk of the Month: Groin Strain

Our Quirk of the Month is groin strain.  Recently, we’ve had many clients come in with varying degrees of adductor strains, more commonly known as groin pulls. We will show you what  a groin pull is, how to avoid them … Continue reading

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Muscle Tissue Adhesion Release: Meet Scrapey an LMT’s Best Friend

We have accumulated many modalities and tools over our 45 years (combined) bodywork practice. All of these modalities work for us to serve a specific purpose and we often blend many modalities together in one session, depending on our clients … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Initial Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries

  The body is an amazing machine, most often it knows exactly what it needs. If you’ve ever been injured, you may have experienced swelling at the site of the injury.  This swelling or inflammation, is the body attempting to … Continue reading

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Shoulder Injury: BodyQuirks Parts is Parts Series

As we make our way down the body from the head, neck and jaw we come to the shoulders — one of the body’s true workhorses. Bridging the gap between the head/neck and arms, the shoulders often “shoulder,” much of … Continue reading

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Arm, Wrist and Hand Pain — Could it be Carpal Tunnel?

We hear a lot about carpal tunnel nowadays. The increase in computer use and texting in our everyday lives has this and other repetitive stress injuries (RSI) on the rise. In fact, not only has the number of computer users … Continue reading

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Much ado about Bone Spurs

Bone spurs are something we run into from time to time, with clients who have sustained  repetitive aggravation from an injury. This pointed outgrowth of bone, is most often caused by inflammation. Inflammation can encourage cells to deposit bone, eventually … Continue reading

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Inhibited movement post injury? Part 2 Adhesions

We’ve talked about injuries and how they can cause trauma and subsequently scar tissue formation post accident. And as wonderful as scar tissue is at healing the body well and allowing it to perform, near pre-injury levels, due in part … Continue reading

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Inhibited movement post injury? Part 1: Scar tissue

After and injury, your body can become tight and your movements inhibited, as the body heals from the trauma of injury. This can be caused by a number of things. Once it’s clear that you haven’t broken or cracked any … Continue reading

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Proper Bike Fit: Biking your Way to Health or Hurt

Love the feeling of the wind in your hair, the sun shining down on your pale northwest skin and the energized pumping of your legs as they pedal you towards your destination? While cycling is fun and a excellent form … Continue reading

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Summertime and the injuries are easy

It’s easier to remember proper stretching, breathing and hydration when you’re thinking fitness but in the summer we all want to play as well. Everything from outdoor concerts, movies in the park, riding your bike and canoeing to hiking, running … Continue reading

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