The Athletic Edge Blog

A Powerful Combination

Posted by Steve Jurch, A.T.C., L.M.T on Oct 2, 2017 11:40:45 AM

How can massage therapy help maximize your rehabilitation? A large percentage of individuals that utilize the healthcare system are people going through some sort of rehabilitation.  That rehabilitation may be associated with the recuperation from surgery, healing from an accident, dealing with a congenital condition, or recovering from an athletic injury. 

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Topics: massage therapy

Why Use Massage Therapy?

Posted by Steve Jurch, A.T.C., L.M.T on May 24, 2017 12:48:36 PM

We all have had that unfortunate experience of walking through the living room and our shin somehow finds the coffee table.  After a few choice words, what it usually the first thing we do?  It is probably the same thing our parents did for us when we were kids.  We rub it.  We do this without thinking but have you ever stopped to think why?

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Topics: massage therapy, massage

Bringing Massage Therapy Into the Athletic Training Room

Posted by Steve Jurch, A.T.C., L.M.T on Jan 16, 2017 2:11:02 PM

How soon until my player is back?...  We have a big game this weekend and could really use our best player… This could really affect our season… 

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Topics: massage therapy, training room

A Look at Sports Massage Therapy

Posted by Steve Jurch, A.T.C., L.M.T on Aug 26, 2016 10:11:27 AM

The field of sports massage therapy is a very popular specialization within medical professions; however, massage therapists are often challenged when it comes to defining it. So, what is sports massage therapy and how will it benefit us?

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Topics: massage therapy, sports massage therapy

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