By Jamie Naquin, LMT
I often hear athletes say, "massage does not work for me."
However, more times than not, athletes have not done their due diligence in selecting the correct sports massage therapist for their specific needs.
In the field of massage, there are many styles and facilities to choose from.
Athletes often ask, "how do I choose which massage style is right for me?"
If you're an athlete, you need a sports massage therapist who can evaluate your unique needs and implement a customized treatment plan for your specific performance goals.
You need a licensed massage therapist who can help you prevent and recover from sports injuries and who can help you perform your best in workouts and competition. Once you find a licensed sports massage therapist who is capable of addressing these criteria, you should see the competitive results you have been seeking.
Here are three key indicators to look for in a legitimate, sports performance massage therapist...
By April Hamm and Jamie Naquin, LMT
Client Experience Stories: Adhesive Capsulitis
"Have you ever had a frozen shoulder? I have and it hurts! It really hurts!"
Francoise is a pain management client at TMS Massage in Metairie who shared her patient experience publically online. When describing the pain of her frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), she said:
" [Having frozen shoulder] hurt not only my shoulder, my arm, and my elbow, it also hurt my back so badly I lost sleep over it. There was no such thing as a comfortable position for months."
Although outcomes may vary for different people, Francoise' severe chronic pain condition improved quickly with the help of her chiroprator and licensed massage therapist (LMT),
"When I met Jamie Naquin, LMT, [the pain and sleepless nights] all changed in a matter of days."