Words to describe pain

Your massage therapist is not making idle conversation when they ask “What does your pain feel like?”. The type of pain felt can be used to deepen assessment and ultimately create a treatment that is focused on the possible cause, not just the symptoms.

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Massage as we age

“Age, eh?” After turning 50 so  many conversations start this way.  Two simple words, so many meanings and the context ensures there is no doubt what is the reference.  If you know what this refers to then you are part of a club that puts you on a level playing ground with others who have aches and pains that no longer disappear after a good night’s sleep.

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Winter sports and your muscles

If you love snow and ice then you’re no stranger to the aches and pains that can accompany winter sports. Each sport uses specific muscles that typically get sore at the beginning of the season.  This soreness information can be used over the next few months to remind you what areas to stretch.