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Sports Massage Therapy

Muscle Massage Moves into the Mainstream
By Josh Allen
TSC Contributor
We all know that getting a massage can be relaxing, invigorating or (usually) both. And it just feels plain good. But what was once considered a luxury is now gaining popularity among the athletic community as a legitimate way to boost performance and prevent sports-related injuries.
Massage can […]

Miracle Drug

Platelet-rich Plasma: Cure-all for Athletic Injuries?
By Josh Allen
TSC Contributor
During the past few years treatment of athletic injuries with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has spread across the sports medicine community, but it wasn’t until a well known sports celebrity—Tiger Woods—admitted using it that the general public stood up and took notice.
Prior to his well-known personal problems off […]