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Myofascial Release for Pain Relief and Optimal Functioning

Verde Valley Myofascial Release therapists, Robert Hendryx LMT, Danielle Markley, LMT and Michael Rende, OTR, participated in the Prime Time Fair in Cottonwood, Az. The Prime Time Fair was geared towards sharing community resources with the senior population. The most asked question for our therapists was, “What is Myofascial Release”. This is still shocking to [...]

By | 2016-01-01T00:31:54+00:00 January 1st, 2016|Myofascial Release, Pain Relief, Wellness/Self Care|0 Comments

Sciatica and Myofascial Pain

Men, do you keep your wallet in your back pocket? If you answered “YES”, then please read on. Keeping a wallet in your back pocket can create pressure on the piriformis muscle. The sciatic nerve runs through the piriformis muscle. Repeated pressure on this muscle will cause inflammation and sciatic pain, commonly called sciatica or [...]

By | 2017-02-19T00:22:48+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Myofascial Release, Wellness/Self Care|0 Comments

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction And The Problem With Kegels

Pelvic floor dysfunction has become a hot topic in both men’s and women’s health circles. Diagnoses such as pelvic pain, urinary and fecal incontinence, pain with intercourse (dyspareunia), sexual dysfunction ( ED, testicular pain) and infertility are all becoming very common. In addition, pelvic floor weakness has been linked to muscular pain such as low [...]

By | 2017-02-19T00:26:29+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Women's and Men's Health|0 Comments

Pelvic Foor Muscle Dysfunction and the Emotional Component

This article is the third in a series relating to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction.  I thought it would be the easiest of the 3 articles to write. Instead, it’s turned out to be the most complex. Our emotions effect every aspect of our body, including the pelvic floor. The first article, <a href="https://verdevalleymfr.com/blog/page/3/" target="_blank">Pelvic Floor [...]

By | 2017-02-19T00:26:53+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Women's and Men's Health|0 Comments

Accelerated Treatment Program

Verde Valley Myofascial Release and Hands On-Austin, are partners in Myofasical Release/manual therapy services. We have restructured and renamed our Intensive Program to meet today’s needs and demands. The Accelerated Treatment Program (ATP) is a customized program consisting of 1:1 treatment. Clients are treated multiple times daily for a specified time period. This builds a [...]

By | 2015-12-31T23:02:28+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release|0 Comments

Traditional Physical Therapy vs Myofascial Release via Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

Robert Hendryx, LMT and Danielle Markley, LMT This morning, I was listening to a pod cast from a Physical Therapist that is promoting a cash based practice model for Physical Therapists. The title of the podcast was “Do Physical Therapists under value their own services?” Physical Therapists were invited to comment on the [...]

By | 2015-12-31T22:58:27+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release|0 Comments

Myofascial Treatment for Postpartum Women with a Diastasis Recti Abdominis

Many pregnant and postpartum women experience a space in the middle of their belly where their abdominals used to meet. This generally happens around the third trimester of pregnancy. Stretching and thinning of the abdominal muscles is a natural occurrence during pregnancy due to the growing baby inside the uterus and is called a Diastasis [...]

By | 2017-02-19T00:24:33+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Women's and Men's Health|0 Comments
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