It wouldn’t be life without the ups and downs, the light and the dark, the positive and the negative. Though we yearn for what we imagine to be a better reality, a better outcome, what vision or truth or sense of reality will work to get through the time of difficulty into the time of realization of that better place?
In other words, a “negative” experience has created in us an urge to change, to make things better. What understanding or strength will carry us through in our efforts and time to the hoped for “better outcome?”
If you’re an outdoor athlete, you’ve probably figured out that tennis elbow isn’t exclusive to tennis players. The pesky problem, known as lateral epicondylosis in the medical community, also torments. . . .
Jared Vagy, a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist with a doctorate in physical therapy and the author of Climb Injury-Free, explains the mechanism behind elbow pain and how to bounce back.
To get back full muscle range of motion, it’s the type and intention of the therapy TECHNIQUE that is useful, not the type of massage therapy TOOL you use. The technique is the most important thing to remember. And the bottom line is that full range of motion is not regained simply through rolling or hammer-bonking on your muscles.
To get specific, let’s briefly compare two currently popular therapy techniques and associated tools: Percussive and Myofascial Release.
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