Brown Mountain Bodywork

‘sports massage’ Posts

tennis elbow and deep tissue massage

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

runner with plantar fasciitis

Sports Massage For Runners With Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common complaints from runners that come in for sports massage. They may only experience a mild discomfort in the heel first thing in the morning, and others may have moderate to severe pain on a regular basis. The name sounds quite menacing, and for some runners it can be, but essentially “plantar fasciitis” just

mountain bike race

Sports Massage Benefits & Timeline for Cyclists

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

question mark

Types of Massage: What’s the Difference?!

I recently came across an article on 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

Ted Talk on Sports Achievements

Are Athletes Really Getting Faster & Stronger? [VIDEO]

Are today’s athletes really faster and stronger than they used to be? Well…sort of. If we look at the achievements in sports over the last century, it seems as though modern athletes must be super-human when compared to their counterparts from decades ago. In this Ted Talk, journalist David Epstein covers the evolution of sporting achievements through recent