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Client Review: Tennis Elbow & True Deep Tissue Massage

This summer has been the season of “tennis elbow” at Brown Mountain Bodywork. We’ve been treating numerous clients that were experiencing elbow pain during or shortly after playing tennis. Commonly known as “tennis elbow”, lateral epicondylitis is essentially tendonitis resulting from overuse of the wrist extensor muscles in the forearm. These muscles are critically important

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Deep Tissue Massage Doesn’t Have To Hurt!

Deep tissue massage has a gotten a reputation for being painful and it’s not uncommon for some new clients to get a fearful look in their eyes when I merely mention working deeper muscle tissue. When asked what their understanding of deep tissue massage is, quite often the answer is “It hurts!“. Let’s be clear….deep tissue

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Sports Massage Benefits & Timeline for Cyclists

Sports massage enhances performance, relieves pain, and increases circulation. Best times for pre and post-event sports massage.

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Types of Massage: What’s the Difference?!

I recently came across an article on LifeHacker.com explaining some of the more popular forms of massage and who they are best suited for. The initial question driving the article (“What’s the difference between all these types of massages?”) is a common one, and one of the many reasons why I feel there is a

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3 Misconceptions About Deep Tissue Massage

The term “deep tissue” has become quite popular when describing more therapeutic forms of massage and bodywork. Deep tissue massage simply means that the therapist is targeting the soft tissue beneath the superficial layers of the body. When performed appropriately, it’s quite effective as a method of pain relief. Unfortunately, there are quite a few misconceptions