Tag: inflammation

  • Kinesio Tape for Athletes: A Help, or Just Hype?

    Edited to add by Phila Massages (2015): Due to the limited scientific evidence supporting its efficacy, Phila Massages no longer offers Kinesiotaping as a service.  Phila massages strives to be science-based and always tries to stay on top of current scientific findings for your safety and to maximize the results of our sessions! What does…

  • Inflammation Management and the Athlete

    Physical activity causes muscle breakdown, energy depletion and loss of fluid. The aches and pains that you experience after physical activity are associated with microscopic muscle damage that occurs after every workout, initiating a mild inflammatory response. What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural immediate response to tissue damage caused by physical trauma. Its…