HOT vs. COLD TREATMENT

by Liz Ruggles RMT My patients often wonder and ask me whether to use heat or cold after they feel pain. My general rule of thumb is to think about what each is designed to do. ICE is usually used to reduce inflammation, which includes redness, swelling, pain, heat, and/or loss of movement . Applying ice to the affected area will …

If You Sit At Work…

IF YOU SIT AT WORK – THIS IS SOMETHING YOU NEED TO KNOW! You have probably heard of the term “ergonomics” but may not understand how important this can be to you? Ergonomics is simply matching the work to the worker….but it is slightly more complex than that. I will give you 3 basic steps that will help you today… …

Graston Technique

~ by Dr. Robert Cumming Good morning, everyone! In my practice I evaluate, diagnose and treat a diverse number of sports injuries that typically involve soft tissue. Soft tissue injuries, like most other injuries, are as numerous and unique as the people that suffer them. Today I would like to talk about Graston technique which is a therapy that combines …