In this week’s episode of Sports Medicine Weekly, Dr. Cole reviews some of the evidence-based benefits of the increasingly popular Percussive massage devices. Percussive massage devices, which are sometimes referred to as “massage guns”, have become increasingly popular among recreational athletes for therapeutic use. They use targeted percussive or vibration pressure to stimulate blood flow to the muscles and provide the benefits of a massage in the comfort of your home, including reducing soreness, increasing flexibility, enhancing range of motion, improving circulation, and accelerating recovery.
These wireless, hand-held devices run off a rechargeable battery, range in size and speed, and come with interchangeable attachments. But do they actually work? Tune into this week’s episode of the Sport’s Medicine Weekly Podcast to learn more!
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