injury rehabilitation

Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is becoming more known as people are experiencing the benefits of receiving this treatment.  ‘Myo’ refers to muscle and ‘fascia’ refers to the material covering the muscle, so myofascial release is the process of loosening the tightness of the tissue. As you can see in the image below, the fascia surrounds the muscle …

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What’s All the Buzz About Cupping?

Although the practice of cupping has been around for many years, it gained popularity during the summer Olympics and has continued to grow as word gets out that it works! What is cupping? Using glass, plastic or silicon cups placed strategically on the body a vacuum is created by using either a pump, by manually …

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It’s a great time for a bike ride! Before, during and after ride tips to ensure that you feel great on and off the bike.

Did you know that May was National Bike Month? Although May is coming to a close, outdoor biking season is just beginning as the weather warms up and dries out.  Rather you ride indoors or out, cycling is a great form of exercise and a lot of fun!The bike was first created in Paris, France …

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Play Tennis? Release Hips for Better Performance and Less Injuries

Ouch! The dynamic and forceful twists and turns of tennis unfortunately can lead to many risks of injury. Knees, lower back and shoulders are most prone to muscle strains for tennis players. Keeping an eye on proper form can greatly reduce problems in these areas. Understanding the causes of this can help develop strategies to …

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Self Massage Tools – Do They Help or Hurt?

So many tools, so little time!  We are in an era where tools for myofascial release abound. There are so many choices, that it can become confusing as to what tool to use for what issue and how often, how much and….  The confusion can go on and on. Let’s try to unpack some of …

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Facial Contouring, Lymphatic Drainage & Lomilomi Massage… Meet Jessica!

Jessica Blumberg L.M.T. We are super excited to introduce Jessica to our team. She has been practicing massage therapy since 1996. Her career began after graduating from Pacific Beach School of Healing Arts in San Diego. Her travels took her to New York City where she was trained in Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage and advanced Swedish …

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CYCLING – The Benefits of Massage for Cyclists

The Many Benefits of Massage for Cyclists (of all levels) Tammara – Massage Extraordinaire and Cycling Enthusiastic Not only is Tammara an Extraordinary massage therapist, she is also an avid cyclist. Tammara gets a massage at least once a month and sometimes more often if she’s dealing with a particular issue.  Her philosophy, “The better I take …

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OUR CLIENTS OF THE MONTH – Bobby & Shanna McCarron

INTRODUCING – Bobby and Shanna McCarron Shanna, Bobby, Maelce and Maxx McCarron If you’re a San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club member, you probably recognize Shanna – one of the club’s wonderful Personal Trainers and the Group Exercise Coordinator. Shanna and her husband Bobby have been receiving massages for over 15 years! Their answer as …

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Did you Know…???

TAMMARA PASQUARIELLO – 1)  LOVES San Diego – is a San Diego native and plans to live here forever 2)  Is also a Personal Trainer (since 2004) 3)  Her Personal Training Specialties are: Strength Training Balance Stability Flexibility 4)  Her MASSAGE SPECIALTIES are: Sportsmassage Deep Tissue Massage Injury Rehabilitation Stretching 5)  Works with Seniors  6) …

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We are back open on June 19th!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we have some great ways to celebrate your special someone!