Tennis Elbow Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

50% of tennis players will be diagnosed with tennis elbow at some point in their life TENNIS ELBOW WHAT IS IT? Lateral Epicondylitis, or as it’s most commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow, is a condition where the tendons of the forearm extensors become inflamed from...

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A MODERN DAY EPIDEMIC

A MODERN DAY EPIDEMIC 63% OF ADULTS OWN A SMARTPHONE 73% OF TEENS OWN A SMARTPHONE 24% OF TEENS GO ONLINE ALMOST CONSTANTLY TEXT NECK WHAT IS IT? Mobile gadgets and laptops are taking over the world. We use them every single day and for too many “Text Neck” can put...

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HEALTHY HIP WEEK

BODY ALIGN MYOTHERAPY & MASSAGE 23-29TH APRIL 2017 HEALTHY HIP WEEK FUN FACTS ✦ The hip bone is actually made up of three bones - ileum, pubis and ischium ✦ Female hip bones are more delicate and shallow then the male’s ✦ The acetebulum is the name of the concave...

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Should I use Ice or Heat?

At Body Align Myotherapy we are often asked the question by our clients when should I use ice or heat? The following information is to help you understand when to use ice or heat, how to apply it, and how long for. Ice and heat are a cost effective therapy to reduce...

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Lymphedema and Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphedema (Lymphatic obstruction) What is it? Lymphedema is the pooling of lymph fluid, due to an obstruction or blockage of the lymphatic system. The lymph vessels drain the fluid from tissues throughout the body and allow immune cells to travel where they are...

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