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What Is the Patella? Commonly Referred to as the Knee Cap, the patella is the small bone that is in the front of the knee. What is Patellar Inflammation: Patellar Inflammation is related to the injury of the tendon connecting you kneecap (patella) to your shin bone. Often called Patellar tendinitis or jumper’s knee (similar to tennis elbow). The area is inflamed by excess strain and injury causing a build up of fluid and tension around the connecting points of the tendon. Causes: Repeated stress on the tendon that connects the kneecap to the shinbone Intense or frequent participation in...

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1. Jade HeatZarifa Massage Chair nodes are patented Jade with Heating Nodes. When they light up you know they are working. The Heat is trapped in the Massage Chair comfort Cushion and permeates throughout the entire chair. 2. Multiple Techniques (Modes)Zarifa Massage Chairs come with multiple massage nodes to accommodate your back pain needs. Generally, there is a strong shiatsu rotating massage, and a less intense rolling massage. Both modes relieve pressure, strengthen the back, and provide instant relief. 3. Breaks Up Deep Tissue ScarringShiatsu Massage also helps in breaking up scar tissue and prevents the creation of more (excessive)...

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What is Shiatsu?Shiatsu massage is a form of therapeutic bodywork from Japan. It uses kneading, pressing, soothing, tapping, and stretching techniques and is performed without oils through light, comfortable clothing.“Shiatsu” translates as “finger pressure.” There are different styles of Shiatsu Massage, all of which have roots in one of three systems that developed in Japan in the early 1900s as a result of a resurgence of Japan’s traditional medical therapies, including acupuncture and anma massage. It was developed at this time from the integration of traditional Japanese manual therapies with modern western medical knowledge.In the U.S., Shiatsu is one of...

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Zarifa Tens Units alleviated back and neck pain cause by various trauma and/or continual strain. TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. When injured your body naturally protects itself with a process called muscle guarding. Muscles tighten around an injury as they attempt to immobilize the painful area. Muscle Guarding impairs circulation and increases the pain response in the affected area. Waste products accumulate, as a decrease in blood supply leads to a decrease in metabolism. Zarifa TENS therapy (transcutaneous electric nerve stimulator) breaks the pain cycle and speeds up the natural healing process. We recommend you read more information...

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