Did you know that although shin splints are a common injury for runners, the condition can be caused by other activities including tennis, basketball, and soccer? Here are the symptoms, prevention and how massage can help.
Inflammation is something that all of us experience at different times in our lives. It is a natural immune response to tissue damage in the body that works to rush fluids to a disrupted area to help it heal. Inflammation can be as simple as the red area around a needle prick on your fingertip, the considerable swelling that comes after a broken bone, or even the slight swelling of the muscles that takes place after a vigorous workout.