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  • Understanding Pain

    Understanding Pain

    What is pain? Merriam-Webster defines pain as this: “Usually localized physical suffering associated with bodily disorder (such as a disease or an injury); also: a basic bodily sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort.” [1] While pain was once classified as a sensation measuring the level of…

  • 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…