Category: Leg injury

Massage is not beneficial after exercise?

Massage after exercise, despite conventional wisdom, doesn’t improve circulation to the muscles or removal of lactic acid, researchers in Canada said. “This dispels a common belief in the general public about the way in which massage is beneficial,” Michael Tschakovsky, a professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, said in a statement. The belief that massage […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Heart, Leg injury, Rotator Cuff | No Comments »

Stand Up & Stretch

Attention office workers, couch potatoes, and other sedentary people: reduce your time spent sitting by getting up and using your muscles more regularly throughout the day, says Dr. Genevieve N. Healy. Breaks from sedentary activity appear to complement the health benefits gleaned from other types of physical activity. Moreover, Healy told Reuters Health, “a break […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Chronic pain, Leg injury, Life expectancy | No Comments »

How important is research-based practice?

A study published in the  Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in the February 2007 evaluated the perceptions of research, frequency in use of research findings in practice, and the level of research skills of chiropractors and massage therapists in Canada. The study was conducted by the Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit of the […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Leg injury, Meditation, TCM | No Comments »

The Father of Applied Kinesiology dies at 90

The Father of Applied Kinesiology, George J. Goodheart, DC 1918 – 2008 died on March 5, 2008 at his home at the age of 90. He was the Founder and Developer of Applied Kinesiology. Through his remarkable observation skills and analytical mind, Dr Goodheart found that normal and abnormal body function could be evaluated using […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Abdominal massage, Leg injury, Palliative | No Comments »