Tag Archives: pain management

What’s the Deal with Cupping?

Michael Phelps sported curiously uniform, circular bruises during the 2016 Olympics, bringing the ancient practice of cupping in front of mainstream eyes. And, if you are a current or past patient of Presidio Sport & Medicine, there’s a chance you’ve … Continue reading

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What is Active Release Techniques (ART®)?

Benefits of Active Release Techniques ®: Breaks up adhesions and scar tissue Restores movement and function to injured tissues Increases range of motion Reduces or eliminating pain Identifies the root cause of an injury Enables improvements in strength, speed and endurance What … Continue reading

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When is it OK to Run Through Pain?

There are different types of pain, and it can be difficult to determine when to seek professional help. Here are a few loose guidelines that may give you some guidance. Pain that is generally okay: Normal aches and pains associated … Continue reading

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Shifting Our Perspective on Chronic Pain

What exactly is the function of pain in the body? Think of pain as a protective mechanism for our bodies; it prompts us to take care of threats to our safety and survival. When tissue is damaged, our sensory nervous … Continue reading

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