• What Does Kinesiology Tape Do for Athletes?

    Since gaining worldwide visibility at the 2012 Summer Olympics, athletes and fitness enthusiasts around the world have wondered what benefits those brightly colored strips of fabric stretched across Olympians’ shoulders, knees, calves, etc. could possibly provide. Kinesiology tape (or “kinesio tape,” as it has come to be known), can benefit athletes of all levels who are recovering from or ...
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  • Side Effects of Poor Posture

    In many cases, instances of back, neck, and shoulder pain share a common culprit: poor posture. Even if the original source of pain is an injury or a deeper medical issue, it can make pain significantly worse than it needs to be if you slouch, bend from the shoulders, or commit any other kinetic no-no’s when sitting, standing, or moving about. If you struggle to maintain proper posture and are ...
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  • Harvard Now Endorses Chiropractic Care

    Recently, publications produced by Harvard Medical School have referenced the importance and validity of chiropractic care. Most medical establishments do not endorse chiropractic medicine on any level, which is why reading the glowing reviews from a school as notable as Harvard is so surprising. The publication compares chiropractors to primary care positions, declaring them equal in their ...
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  • What’s Really Causing You Lower Back Pain & How to Fix It

    Countless Americans suffer from lower back pain on a daily basis. This can be attributed to a number of external and internal factors, and yet there doesn’t seem to be an exact way to solve this concern. Many medical professionals suggest back surgery as a fix-all to most back problems, though we at Manhattan Sports Therapy feel nothing could be worse than putting your body under the stress of ...
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