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Spinal Manipulation…What Exactly Is It? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Spinal Manipulation…What Exactly Is It? Most of us would have heard of spinal manipulation or “cracking joints” before, but what is actually happening and why does it make a noise? You may know the answer or have some idea in mind. A recent study sought to find out what people thought the cracking sound meant from both those who had spinal manipulative therapy and those who hadn’t. The researchers recruited subjects who had and hadn’t had spinal manipulative therapy in…

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City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? In the previous blog on City2Surf post race recovery, we discussed the importance of preparing yourself as a form of prevention of DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.  DOMS is a pain response when the muscle tissue is exposed to an exercise intensity that it is unaccustomed to. In the previous blog, I discussed the importance of preparing your body for the increased exercise load. In the…

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