Movement Therapy Clinic will again sponsor Albertina Kerr’s Race for the Roses on April 14th, 2013. Come on down to the Oregon Convention Center on race day and take advantage of some of Portland’s finest sports massage therapists! Good luck with your training!!
Track & Field USA Olympic Trials
Hayward Field, Eugene, OR
What a wonderful team to be part of! This year we had medical professionals from all over the country here in Eugene to help support the Olympic hopefuls in the Track & Field USA Olympic Trials. And we are especially fortunate to have a large number of the massage therapists, chiropractors, physical therapists from the Oregon area. A special thanks to Don Butzner & Holley DeShaw (the sports massage team co-coordinators) who put in many hours of volunteer work to make this event go so smoothly for us and the athletes.
April Neufeld Volunteers for Olympic Team
Hayward Field, Eugene, OR
In 2008 April Neufeld worked with the medical team to support the Track & Field Olympic hopefuls. She is proud to return with other Oregon sports massage therapists (LMTs) & LMTs from around the country to support this years USA Olympic Team. Good Luck athletes!!
Race for the Roses sports massage
Tomorrow Race for the Roses will receive post-event sports massage from Movement Therapy Clinic and other local massage therapists. Post-event sports massage primarily supports runners in recovering from the strenuous workout of running. The goal is to help the body return to homeostasis. The massage therapists providing sports massage are professionals from different clinics in Portland who work as a team. These therapists can help athletes on-going to achieve their fitness goals. Thank you to: Susannah Skye, Jon Wood, Jeannie Brickley, and Ron Patt for being great LMTs!
We look forward to seeing you out there.
Join Fit Right NW and Movement Therapy Clinic for the First Thursday Run leaving from NW Portland every first Thursday from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Portland Sports & Medical Massage: “Movement Therapy Clinic Voted Best Sports Massage in the Northwest”
Competitor Magazine Announces Annual “Best of” Winners
The annual reader survey published in the January issue of Competitor recognizes the top stores, events and products for athletes.
San Diego, Calif. ‐ December 19, 2011 ‐ The votes are in, and Competitor magazine’s readers have once again chosen their favorite products, events and services in the active sports world. The results of the annual reader survey—votes are tabulated on the magazine’s website—will be published in the January 2012 issue of Competitor.
More than 5,000 readers voted to choose their favorites of 2011. “Our readers go to more events, visit more stores and try more new products than anyone,” says Competitor SVP/Publisher Doug Kaplan. “Our collection of Best of Awards is a great way to find the best innovators across the country.”
The categories of the Best of Awards include recognition of events, sporting goods stores, clubs, charity training programs, gyms and products that prove to be favorites of Competitor’s readership.
February 1st, 2012 in Health
Ever wonder if post-event sports massage is really doing anything? Well, the researchers at the Institute for Research on Aging and McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario just released a study that shows muscle cells recover faster with massage therapy than with just rest alone.
Study shows massage reduces inflammation following strenuous exercise
Most athletes can testify to the pain-relieving, recovery-promoting effects of massage. Now there’s a scientific basis that supports booking a session with a massage therapist: On the cellular level massage reduces inflammation and promotes the growth of new mitochondria in skeletal muscle. The research, involving scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario appears in the February 1st online edition of Science Translational Medicine. Continue reading
The time has come for spring training. The Get Fit Live Fit running & walking program will prepare you for a 5k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon. Fit Right NW is the official training program for the Vancouver Marathon and Movement Therapy Clinic has again partnered with them to support those runners (and walkers!) who are setting new fitness goals. Come out and join us Wednesdays at 6pm at Duniway Track and Saturdays at 8am at Fit Right NW.