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Posts by Ron Mc Knight

The Devaluation of Massage Therapy and the Massage Therapist

The Devaluation of Massage Therapy and the Massage Therapist

In the beginning, massage was massage, was massage. Over the years, massage has greatly advanced, and has become a sophisticated...

Sports-Induced Shoulder and Elbow Pain

Sports-Induced Shoulder and Elbow Pain

Across the nation, there is a growing concern over the rising rates of overuse injuries. We don’t have to look...

Preventing Injuries : What’s Holding us Back from Prevention?

Preventing Injuries : What’s Holding us Back from Prevention?

When it comes to injuries, especially overuse injuries, people tend to focus on treatment rather than prevention. Doctor’s visits, X-rays,...

Injury Prevention Therapy for Athletes – What the Public Doesn’t Know

It’s no surprise that overuse injuries are on the rise when more than 60 million youth in the US participate...

Injury Prevention Technologist Certification

Help your Clients with Repetitive Stress Injuries Those who know me, know I’m passionate about preventing injuries due to repetitive...

Massage Therapy Should be Proactive, not Reactive

Today’s healthcare system is locked in a methodology that tends to be reactive rather than proactive.  Physical therapy is notably...

Preventing Tommy John Surgery

Preventing Tommy John Surgery

ECLIPS, or Elbow Collateral Ligament Injury Prevention and Safety, is a proven method for reducing the incidence of elbow pain...

The Truth About Stretching: You May Be Hurting Yourself

Why when you stretch does the muscle you are stretching contract? Did you know the sensation of stretch and contraction...

Young Athletes Injury Prevention

In my 32 years as a sports therapist, I’ve worked with many athletes, ranging from recreational sport enthusiasts to serious...

Can Injuries be Prevented through Massage?

Anyone who routinely exerts themselves physically, whether through sports, exercise or work knows the frustration and pain that can result...