Clinton Muhammad, Sports Acupressure Massage Therapist

For neck, back, hand, hip, leg, shoulder, and arm relief, schedule an appointment with Clinton today!

Clinton Muhammad Massage Therapist

EMC’s Sports Acupressure Massage Therapist, CPT, CMT, Clinton Muhammad is available Wednesdays (9-4 pm) and Saturdays (9-2:30 pm).

Clinton Muhammad, founder of Finish Line Sports Massage, is a native of San Francisco and currently resides in Pleasanton, California. Clinton has specialized in fitness and wellness throughout his 40-year career.

Early on, Clinton developed a passion for bodybuilding and powerlifting, winning numerous titles and records over a 30-year span while managing his own personal training practice. His clients, mostly from the “baby boomer” demographic, were looking for wellness and longevity solutions rather than traditional, physical training services, so Clinton re-invented his business to focus exclusively on mobility, flexibility, corrective posture, and pain-relief services. Also, in response to his clients’ desire for convenience, Clinton extended his experience and reach through an in-home / in-office delivery of wellness solutions.

Golf Injuries and Optimization

Optimizing the Serious Golfer by Clinton Muhammad

There are close to 29 million golfers in the United States; that’s a lot of sore muscles. Anyone can benefit from regular massage, but golfers are prime candidates for reaping the rewards of a personalized acupressure massage.  “It doesn’t matter if a person is 15 or 65, a pro golfer, or a person who just plays for fun, the mechanics of the game can wreak havoc on any golfer’s body.” The harsh twisting and turning motions during a golf swing can cause lower back pain, joint stiffness, and overall muscle soreness. A golfer who incorporates regular sports massage therapy can help keep their body, and game, in tip-top shape. 

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It’s important for golfers to know that they should not wait until they are injured to get a personalized sports massage. A sports massage can be used for injury prevention and may improve a golfer’s game. “Massage therapy helps lower stress and make muscles more pliable. That can translate to greater range of motion, potentially more power behind a golf swing, and more control overall.

For those who are injured, massage can aid in healing. If the massage is targeted towards the client’s specific injury, the therapist can improve circulation to that area. Improving circulation provides vital nutrients to damaged tissues and speeds up the healing process. An Elements massage not only helps a golfer stay on the course, it can also shorten a golfer’s rehab process for a quicker return to the links.

What a Sports Acupressurist at Eastern Medical Center can do for you:

*Maintain normal muscle functioning
*Alleviate pain to do muscle tension
*Overcome cramping in muscles
*Maintain or improve range of motion in a joint
*Facilitate muscle healing
*Correct postural imbalances
*Minimize the development of scar tissue
*Improve psychological factors such as relaxation, motivation and sense of well-being

Additional practitioners that can assist in your healing:

Eric Wei Wang, DAOM L.Ac., Acupuncturist
Dr. Wang specializes in acupuncture and Oriental medicine with a focus on orthopedics trauma and sports medicine, speeding recovery for any injury. He is a good athlete and supports many athletes. He is an instructor of acupuncture and Tui Na . He taught in Five Branches University for Case Study and TCM diagnosis.

Gang Han, CMT, Acupressurist, Medical Massage Therapist
Gang Han has practiced traditional Chinese medicine and Tui-Na acupressure for more than 20 years. Han’s passion is helping patients find relief from work-related pain. Han’s unique style is perfect for neck, shoulder, back, and sciatic nerve issues. He specializes in chair and table acupressure, scalp acupressure, foot reflexology, and deep tissue massage.

Clinton Muhammad specializes in stretch therapy, combining Active Release Technique, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and Muscle Energy Techniques which together provide rehabilitative stretching techniques targeted to combat limited range of motion, stiffness, tightness and pain.

THERAPIES OFFERED:

ART: Active Release Technique

ART is a therapeutic stretching technique used to promote muscle and joint movement in the presence of muscle adhesions (knots) and scar tissue build-up. Treatment involves applying hand pressure to affected areas in order to break up tissue adhesions and released restrained nerves and blood vessels.

PNF: Propioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

PNF offers rehabilitative stretching techniques that improve basic motor skills and range of motion. PNF focuses primarily on muscle groups that enable horizontal or diagonal bodily movement. By shortening the opposing muscle and lengthening the target muscle, a client then uses an isometric contraction on the target muscle to promote a deep stretch.

MET: Muscle Energy Techniques

MET provide rehabilitative stretching techniques targeted to combat limited range of motion caused by muscle rigidity and hyper-/hypo-tonicity. Additionally, METs are designed to rehabilitate clients suffering from inter-neuronal injuries. Using targeted muscle inhibition, stretches are performed on the affected area – resulting in an increased range of motion.

Packages: We offer numerous cost-saving packages

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