Category Archives : Myofascial Release

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IT Band Myofascial Release for Knee Pain Relief

It is very likely that almost every tennis player will experience knee pain at one point in their career. Playing tennis on the hard courts (the only courts in Los Angeles) is tough on the joints and surrounding muscles. The overuse of the quadriceps muscles result in build up of trigger points – extremely painful spots anywhere in your muscles. […]


Knee Pain Relief with Myofascial Release

Ouch, knee pain – tendinitis, damaged meniscus cartilage, bursitis, damaged ligaments or arthritis of the knee… Even Rafael Nadal knows how extremely debilitating a knee pain can be. Every step you take, there’s an irritating pain. Your movement is inhibited and your hopes for a good match are fading away. The steady improvement that you strive for in tennis seems […]


Trigger Points and Chronic Pain

Trigger points are small, extremely painful spots in your muscles. If you push on such spot, you feel agonizing pain and you want to pull away. Trigger points can develop as a result of muscular injuries or trauma, improper body mechanics or structural imbalances, poor nutrition, lack of sleep, stress, overtraining, and more. Trigger points inhibit proper function of the muscle […]


Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome Treatment

Sciatica pain can be close to paralyzing—a numb, tingling or burning sensation going down in the back of your leg, calf and sole of your foot. The pain comes and goes unpredictably and playing tennis becomes impossible. However, you actually could have a tight and overused piriformis muscle, which is very common among tennis players. Luckily, it is also easy […]