What Brought Me to OSR?


I landed back on this beautiful island in May. As soon as I landed I wanted to hit the ground running with my search for a job. I didn’t know what I wanted to do. [...]

Value of a Mentorship


For many massage therapists, the ability to formulate their own style of massage is based on the ability to learn multiple disciplines. Personally, I have drawn on the teachings from Shiatsu, Tui Na (acupressure), Sports [...]

Pain from Push-Ups


One of the most widely known and most common exercises in the fitness world is the push-up. Used daily on Marine Corps Base Hawaii and in HIIT workouts everywhere, the push up is a very [...]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)


Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a condition that happens when people sustain and injury that involves nerve damage. Because of the nerve damage, it causes the peripheral and central nervous systems to send incorrect or [...]

Why Foam Rolling?


Before and after a workout, it’s important to stretch, warm up your muscles and relieve tension in your muscles as a part of injury prevention. One of the best ways to do this is with [...]

Spondylosis at OSR


Spondylosis, also known as spinal osteoarthritis, is a degenerative condition of the spine. What does that mean? It means that enough wear and tear has occurred in the spine that the actual structures of the [...]

Driving: A Literal Pain in the Neck


We know that Oahu traffic can be pretty horrendous.  School drop-off time, rush hour, and even when headed to the beach on the weekends:  it can seem like we are fighting a battle behind the [...]

Cardio for Your Mental Health


People everywhere exercise to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, lean out, and slim down, but working out has many benefits for your mental health as well. For the past 10-15 years scientists have questioned how [...]

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