Treatments and Techniques

The Underdog of Massage?

Sports therapy is not just for people who do sports (Alexandre Chambon/Unsplash)
Sports therapy is not just for people who do sports (Alexandre Chambon/Unsplash)

Here we explore three major massage techniques, which are not your average deep tissue or therapeutic massage.  1. Sports therapy (remedial/injury and rehabilitation) Sports therapy...


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  • Anna Pinkerton is a therapeutic coach, corporate therapist, a leading expert in post-traumatic stress disorder  and founder of Kindness Incorporated®

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