The Physical Benefits of Stretching

The Physical Benefits of Stretching

By: KJ Feury – RN, APNc, CCRN, Stretch Coach As a seasoned health care provider, I believe stretching is an extremely important practice to add to your daily routine. Even if you do not exercise vigorously on a daily basis, it is still important to stretch in...
Why Dancers Stretch

Why Dancers Stretch

Ever wonder how dancers are able to extend beyond what seems like endless bounds? The way their legs elegantly move as if they dance in water? The way they twist and contort, like cobras through the earth? The answer is stretching! With a consistent regimen that...
What is a Muscle Knot? How Do I Get Rid Of It?

What is a Muscle Knot? How Do I Get Rid Of It?

Everyone at some point in their lives has had a knot in their muscle. It’s even possible that you have a few right now. Typically, they tend to be most prominent on the shoulders, traps and lower back. However, muscle knots can develop on any muscle. A muscular knot...
What are the benefits of Cupping Therapy?

What are the benefits of Cupping Therapy?

By: Debbie Jean   Cupping Therapy is a modality that we are proud to offer at Stretch Recovery Lounge in Ridgewood. Cupping is a hidden gem, as it is a treatment that has been around for a very long time, but still is relatively unknown to many people. It is...
What is Compression Therapy?

What is Compression Therapy?

There are constantly new recovery approaches being developed, studied, and implemented. One approach that has gotten a lot of traction is the use of Compression Therapy. While the technology behind Compression Therapy has constantly been upgraded, the modality at its...
Should I Stretch Before I Workout?

Should I Stretch Before I Workout?

Typically, before people workout, they do some basic stretches to try and get themselves limber for their activity. However, there’s a step prior to stretching that is incredibly crucial – the warmup. A warmup will prepare the body for both stretching and...
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