Muscles, ligaments, and tendons hold the elbow joint together.
Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, involves the muscles and tendons of your forearm. Your forearm muscles extend your wrist and fingers. Your forearm tendons — often called extensors — attach the muscles to bone. They attach on the lateral epicondyle. The tendon usually involved in tennis elbow is called the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB).
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Our skin is the largest organ of our body, its structure makes it a protective layer for us. Thanks to the receptors present in the skin, we receive touch, warmth and cold. It is thanks to the receptors present in the skin that we can fully feel the strength, intensity, and manner in which we are massaged.
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There are about 5 million touch receptors in the skin and 3,000 on the fingertips of our fingers, each time you are massaged our brain receives tactile sensations, because the receptors send information to it through the nerves, the flow of information between the skin and the brain takes place at such an incredible speed that every touch we feel exactly when it appears on our skin (and not, e.g. 30 seconds later).
Hot stone massage therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism.
The hot stones also expand blood vessels, which encourages deep blood flow throughout the body.
The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
When muscles are stressed, they block oxygen and nutrients, leading to inflammation that builds up toxins deep in the muscle tissue. Hot stones and a skilled therapist are particularly effective at releasing these toxins.
This and other massages are performed in glasgow and surroundings. Just contact Mark the Masseur.
The golfer’s elbow is also known as medial humeral epicondylitis (or enthesopathy of the medial epicondyle of the humerus). A characteristic symptom is elbow pain on the inside.
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This is not only a problem for golf players, and even a larger group of people with this ailment are people who have office work eg at the computer.