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Astym treatment is a regenerative therapy provided by specially trained (and certified) physical and occupational therapists. Instruments are applied topically (on top of the skin) to locate dysfunctional (unhealthy) soft tissue, and to transfer pressure and shear forces to the underlying soft tissue structures. The...

The tough band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes is called the plantar fascia. It supports the arch of your foot, and when it becomes irritated or degenerated, then you have what is called plantar fasciitis (other names include: plantar fasciosis,...

Over time, internal scar tissue or adhesions can build up in your joints, muscles, tendons, and soft tissues. It can be caused by working your body too much, injury (such as sprains, strains, and trauma), surgery, disease, or just by moving and not being in absolute...

Thomas L. Sevier, MD, FACSM is a double board certified physician, consultant, author and medical researcher. As a team physician and event physician, he has provided medical coverage for many high-profile sporting events. Dr. Sevier established the first ACGME accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship in the...

Tendons are the tough tissue that connects your muscles to your bones. Often, tendons become painful and limit movement. For years, almost all conditions of painful tendons were referred to as tendonitis.  Tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis) literally means that a tendon has inflammation, so doctors...

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