How to Use Massage Therapy to Prevent Injury

Not only is massage therapy one of the best injury rehabilitation techniques, but it also plays a key role in prevention — keeping you in the game and on the field. In this article, we’re talking about why massage therapy should be a priority for both injury rehabilitation and prevention. Why massage therapy helps athletes … Read more

What to Do About Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a painful condition affecting more than 3% of people. Despite its name, athletes aren’t the only people who develop tennis elbow. If your job involves repetitive motions of the wrists and arms — like plumbers, painters, carpenters, and butchers for example — you are more susceptible to developing tennis elbow. The pain … Read more

The Causes of Tightness and Injuries (And 4 Things to Avoid)

Injuries can happen. But there are safeguards and precautions you should follow in order to avoid them. Here are the top four. 1. The Straight Bar One of the primary rule I give the athletes that come to Therapy Central is to avoid using a straight bar while lifting if at all possible…really. Using a straight … Read more

How to Care for a Sprained Ankle

You’ve sprained or strained your ankle–so what do you do? Here is one of the stretches you need to be doing on a daily basis: Get a wastebasket that covers your calf, fill it with cold water, and put your sore leg in. Start ‘pumping’ your foot up and down in the water. As you do this, add … Read more

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