So you’ve seen me talk about therapy balls for every part of your body – but have you ever wondered how they work? Then today’s episode is for you!
Therapy balls and soft tissue mobilization is a key component of the mobility workout plans I create for clients for good reason – when it comes to improving flexibility and decreasing pain, they are the best tool for the job.
So whether you’ve got a mobility closet full of therapy balls or you’ve never tried them, if you’re interested in getting out of pain, then today’s episode is for you!
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What you’ll lean from this episode:
- How therapy balls work
- What myofascial release is
- How to incorporate soft tissue mobilization into your routine so you can enjoy life with less pain
- Neural correlates of a single-session massage treatment. (Brain Imaging and Behavior 6 2012)
- Deep tissue massage and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain: a prospective randomized trial. (The Scientific World Journal 2014)
- Effects of Massage on Muscular Strength and Proprioception After Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2015)
- Myofascial Tissue and Depression (Cognitive Therapy and Research, 2021)
- Clinical massage and modified Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation stretching in males with latent myofascial trigger points (Physical Therapy in Sport, 2010)
- 30 days to more strength + flexibility with the Mobility Mastery Toolkit
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