Tennis-Ball Therapy

Tightness in the trapezius. Soreness in the rhomboids. Locked-up muscles in the low back. Ghastly aches in the gluteals. One month into a New Year’s resolution-inspired exercise program and, yikes, it’s a pain in the neck. Or shoulder. Or back … While a nice, deep-tissue massage usually takes care of trigger points and muscle aches, it’s a sad reality that few folks can afford to go to a massage therapist every time a trigger point causes tightness. What to do? Read more ..

By Paula Rath, February 9, 2005