Congratulations on choosing an active/healthy lifestyle.
Self-care is vital to optimum performance and becoming pain free.
- The expression "move it or lose it" really is true
- Proper exercise will help you find the right balance of mobility and stability for optimum function
- Proper hydration and a good diet are keys to healthy soft tissue
- Awareness of perpetuating factors
- Alignment and ergonomic factors can contribute to pain development
- Overuse and repetitive strain
- Prolonged standing or sitting
- Postural imbalances
- Compensations following an injury or trauma
Massage can be a very important part of your healing process. The healing process also will benefit from your committment to self-care.