Barefoot

The Importance of Going Barefoot

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,

Archery Float

Floatation REST Therapy Improves Competitive Archery

A study looking at the effects of Floatation REST on competitive Archery Performance

Can Floatation REST Therapy improve athletic performance?  The research would indicate, Yes, it can.  This particular study looked at the effects of Floatation vs. Quiet time in a chair prior to archery performance. 

Traumatic Brain Injury

Floating for Traumatic Brain Injury

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.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

The deep tissue massage is a kind of massage therapy which centers its attention primarily on the ailing, the sore, the painful and the distressed deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues. Its therapeutic benefits are particularly beneficial for chronically tight and constricted areas such as in cases of stiff necks, tightness of lower backs and aching shoulders.

How Often Massage

How often should you get a Massage?

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.

Sports Massage

Sports Massage

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.

Massage Benefits

Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

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. 

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Basics

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,