Fueling Your Recovery

  Fueling Your Recovery Many factors are crucial in recovery from illness, injury, or even strenuous workouts. Among them, nutrition is a vital contributor to the healing process. Whether you’re an athlete aiming to bounce back from a tough game or someone recovering from surgery, your food can make a world of difference. This blog post […]

Taming Inflammation

Manual Lymphatic drainage for inflammation and chronic disease management

Taming Inflammation Controlling inflammation levels can feel like an uphill battle, especially when every aspect of life seems to be fueling it. The good news is that changing your diet can be more helpful in lowering inflammation than you may realize. Yet, it is important to understand there is no one-size-fits-all solution or a magical […]

Three Essential Movements for Weekend Warriors

Balancing demanding weekday responsibilities with intense physical activities can feel stimulating and challenging. It becomes a lifestyle. And a testament to the importance of disconnecting from the demands of daily life in order to feel refreshed and ready to tackle the week ahead with renewed energy. We want to keep you on this path. In […]

Unlocking Your Full Athletic Potential

Sports Recovery, Integrated Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage Sports recoveries are techniques and therapies specifically designed to aid in recovering and rehabilitating athletes from intense training sessions, competitions, or sports-related injuries. Integrated Massage (also referred to as sports massage) is designed to address those needs by: Of those three, aiding in removing metabolic waste products is […]

Red Light Therapy

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In today’s fast-paced world, our demanding lifestyles often push us to perform at our absolute best, even when our bodies haven’t had ample time to recover from previous exertions. Many individuals are embracing cutting-edge biohacking techniques in the quest for enhanced performance and overall well-being. A commonly used technique is red-light therapy emerging as a […]

Active Recovery Movements

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Active Recovery Movements Admittedly, I sometimes get overly excited about the latest recovery technology or the supposed “best” exercise. But I do specialize in body recovery and injury prevention, so give me some leniency. Regardless of the specific device being used, the ultimate goal of recovery is always the same: to reduce the amount of […]

Benefits of Assisted Stretching

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Assisted Stretching Therapivity’s licensed professionals can assist you in achieving a deeper stretch than you might be able to do on your own. Our stretching sequences aim to enhance blood flow and oxygen delivery to your muscles, thereby reducing stiffness and soreness. Furthermore, the stretching routines are intended to elongate and loosen your muscles, thereby […]

Massage Gun… Everyone Has One

In our Philadelphia massage office, a professional massage therapist will use various tools like a massage gun, graston, heat, to help athletes with sports recovery.

Massage Guns and Sports Recovery Massage guns, also known as percussion guns, are a type of vibration therapy. These electric handheld tools resemble power drills and are used to deliver light-to-intense percussion techniques to muscle (s). Benefits include: Fast muscle recovery after intensive workouts Increased blood circulation and nutrient flow to the muscles Reduced delayed-onset […]

Why Aren’t You Cupping?

Why Aren’t You Cupping? As Tobias Harris stepped to the free-throw line, I immediately noticed a red symmetrical circle on this right arm. It’s the same mark that we saw on Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympic games. The mark is the result of cupping therapy, an ancient technique that is used to aid in […]