Tag: Therapeutic massages in Santa Barbara

The Most Famous Accupressure Point: What Does It, LI #4 Large Intestine point #4, really do?

The Most Famous Accupressure Point: What Does It, LI #4 Large Intestine point #4, really do?

Yes, that point, Large Intestine point #4, is great for headaches, as well as a number of other ailments, many of which strike athletes in particular.

First and foremost, let’s locate the point accurately. The actual anatomic description of location reads as follows, “On the dorsum of the hand, between the first and second metacarpal bones, approximately in the middle of the second metacarpal bone on the radial side.”

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Cupping for Athletes

Cupping for Athletes

Throughout history, there have been many eastern and western forms of medicine that have come and gone. Some have survived the test of time. Others have been considered to be more “trendy” while other techniques are meant to repeat themselves over time.

Today, myofascial decompression, better known as cupping, has made a return to western society, especially in physical therapy and athletic training room settings. 

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Massage for the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, Stress Relief

Massage for the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, Stress, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Ca. The human nervous system has two major divisions, the voluntary and the autonomic systems.  The voluntary system is concerned mainly with movement and sensation.  It consists of a motor and sensory nerves, among many others.

The autonomic system mainly controls functions over which we have less conscious control.  These include the digestion of food, blood pressure, and heart rate.  Its nerves leave the spine and connect to all the major organs and glands, either inhibiting or stimulating their activity.

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Massage for Bicep Tendon Arm Shoulder Injuries, Tears and Repair of:

Massage for Bicep Tendon Arm Shoulder Injuries, Tears and Repair of:

Biceps tendonitis, also called bicipital tendonitis, is inflammation of the tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder or forearm. The tendon most commonly irritated is the one that attaches the top of the biceps muscle to the shoulder, so it is this injury that we will discuss here. Massage for Bi-Cep Tendon Arm Shoulder Injuries, Tears, and Repair.

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