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Relief from Heel Pain and “The Runner’s Nemesis”

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Heel pain can take the fun out of a lot of our activities, especially for athletes who place higher than normal amounts of pressure on their heels and arches of the foot. Heel pain is noted as the most frequent complaint made by recreational runners. There are dozens of diagnoses given for heel pain. Most commonly known would be Plantar Fasciitis Achilles Tendonitis Heel Spurs.

"The Migraine Maker" Could this Shoulder Muscle Cause Your Headache?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Greetings from Pressure Positive! In this issue of Muscle News, we'll learn to evaluate and treat a shoulder muscle that has a bad reputation for causing head pain, so much so it has earned the nickname "The Migraine Maker." This issue is a "must read" for anyone who experiences headaches!

Could this Thigh Muscle Be Hindering Your Love Life?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Greetings from Pressure Positive! In past issues of Muscle News, we've talked a lot about the wide range of pain and other problems caused by myofascial trigger points. In this issue, we highlight a muscle whose trigger points can go so far as to make it difficult to enjoy intimacy with your loved one. This culprit is an inner thigh muscle called the Adductor Magnus.

Get Ready to Run: Knee Pain, Injury and the “Four-Faced Trouble Maker”

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
It's that time of year when you might start preparing for your jogging or running season! The knee joint should stick out in your mind as a key area to prepare in order to enjoy a full and injury free season. Nearly half of all overuse injuries occur in the knee, so it is crucial to care for the muscles that affect this important joint, especially for runners. In this issue, we will focus on the Quadriceps Femoris, a group of four critical muscles Dr. Janet Travell referred to as the "Four-Faced Trouble Maker".

Eastern Mountain Sports Minimalist Nights in NYC!

By Pressure Positive September 17, 2014 No comments

Barefoot UWS MAY 2012Baraefoot SOHO Event May 2012

If you are in NYC on May 23rd and 24th come on down to the Eastern Mountain Sports SOHO and Upper West Side locations in store events.

Join Jason Robillard, the Barefoot Runner, on a run through Central Park preceded by a Barefoot Clinic sponsored by Merrell and Jason.

We'll be there talking to customers about performance and recovery using some of the great products EMS carries

including Pressure Positive trigger point self care products and RAW Health International's Topical Analgesics.

Coat and bag check and electrolytes provided by EMS.

See you there!