Dave Battiston, LMT

Can Massage Therapy Treat SI Joint Dysfunction?

What is SI Joint Dysfunction? Roughly 64.5 million Americans suffer from sacroiliac (SI) joint problems: 25% of all Americans with chronic lower back pain, according to the Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma. The SI joint flanks either side of the sacrum, or tailbone, fusing it to the pelvis bone. This rigid joint is supported […]

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Chronic Lower Back Pain: Show Me Where It Hurts

What are the Causes of Lower Back Pain? Chronic lower back pain affects 80% of Americans at one point or another, according to the UNC School of Medicine. “Low back pain is the second most common cause of disability in the U.S. and a common reason for missing work,” says Timothy Carey, M.D. and Director of the Sheps […]

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7 Natural Ways To Help Ease Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain, stiffness and resulting reduced range of motion can be extremely annoying, if not downright painful. Some different types of injuries include basic stiffness, frozen shoulder and rotator cuff injuries. There are two main reasons for shoulder pain. The first is that various parts of the shoulder wear down with aging due to a […]

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