Month: December 2013

What’s the Difference Between Active Release Techniques and Deep Tissue Massage?

Upon initial observation, it may not look like there is much of a difference between a chiropractic treatment using Active Release Techniques and one using deep tissue massage.  Let’s dive a bit deeper and find out what makes them different.  A deep tissue massage is generally only focused on one area of the body, as …

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Which is a Better Tool for a Sports Chiropractor? Active Release Techniques or Graston?

You may have heard sports chiropractors and massage therapists talking about different modalities to treat soft tissue injuries like sports injuries and repetitive use injuries.  Terms like deep tissue massage, Active Release Techniques, and Graston Technique are thrown around frequently here in Oakland.  But how do you know what will work best for you, or …

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