Going Barefoot has many health benefits.
Being barefoot assists directly by helping to maintain healthy foot and ankle mechanics, as well as the further reaching effects on our kinetic chains, and all the way to our brains.
Human are designed to go barefoot. From an anthropological viewpoint, the physics of how we walk,
Integrated Functional Health announces partnership with DownRange Excursions.
DRE is a local organization that works with local combat veterans.
DownRange Excursions provides tangible and healthy, therapeutic alternative options for our nation’s veterans and service members who struggle with combat PTSD, substance abuse, over medication, and other service related issues.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Brain Injury affects around 20 Million people annually. Military personnel, athletes, workers, and others can be affected by a Traumatic Brain Injury. Cumulative traumas can exacerbate the effects of TBI. Repeated Traumatic Brain Injuries can accelerate the process of dementia, and contribute to the development of other neurodegenerative illness later in life.
Floatation therapy has been gaining popularity over the years since it was developed. The first floatation tanks were developed in the 1950’s to study the effects of sensory deprivation on the body. Since that time, there has been much research into the health benefits that occur with floating. NASA has used float tanks to study the effects of a gravity reduced environment on astronauts.
One of the most common questions asked about massage therapy is how often you should get a massage. The answer is that it all depends on why you get massages. Do you get massages for health benefits? Do you get massages to help you relax? Included is a list of reasons why people get massages and a suggestion on number of times you go get a massage for that reason.
Describing it in a nutshell, the Sports Massage is a specialty massage technique that was created and developed with athletes in mind. And as such, the Sports Massage prepares the bodies of professional and amateur athletes for their best possible performance before participating in a sport, and it then helps their bodies to recover afterwards.
In an attempt to understand how and why massage therapy is as effective as it seems to be, scientists and medical researchers from around the world have been studying it for decades. Some characteristics of massage therapy have been conclusively resolved with apparent consensus among the learned scholars, while other characteristics remain as inexplicably mysterious as ever.
Massages in chairs or simply in sitting positions have always had their place among most ancient and traditional massage techniques around the world but the contemporary Chair massage as we know it today and as we occasionally refer to as the On-Site or Seated massage is a trend that began as recently as 1982. The Chair massage was the brainchild of David Palmer,
What is massage therapy?
Massage therapy is a manipulation of muscles, ligaments, tendons, skin, fascia, and joints in the body. It is a practice that has been around since the beginning of peopledom. In fact, ancient techniques are still employed in today’s modern world.
The benefits of massage are extensive. Not only can it help alleviate pain and aid in physical maladies and day-to-day functioning,