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Consumer Reports Investigates What Causes Pain, What Treats It, What Doesn’t – and How to Prevent It

 

Also, CR looks at the prescription painkiller epidemic, efforts to curb overuse of opioids, and surprising truths about medical marijuana

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Persistent and chronic pain can be a frustrating, debilitating and expensive problem. According to the June issue of Consumer Reports, 125 million Americans in pain spend about $300 billion on treatments and care every year. But not all of that care is effective, and some of it may be costly or even dangerous.

To help consumers make better, more informed choices, Consumer Reports took a closer look at the issue of treating pain in a special report on what works and what doesn’t—and developed guidance on how to treat common ailments—including back, neck and joint pain.

Consumer Reports takes a look at What Causes Pain

Consumer Reports takes a look at What Causes Pain

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Clarksville’s Russ Shemberger ends triathlon season with win in Ashland City Tennessee

 

Russ Shemberger of RPM Massage in Clarksville accepts his first-place age group award in the half-iron distance at the annual Riverbluff Triathlon held Saturday, September 7th in Ashland City, TN.Clarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, won his age group at the annual Riverbluff Triathlon held Saturday, September 7th in Ashland City, TN.

Shemberger finished the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run in a total time of 5:18 and placed first in his age group (male 45-49). Overall, he was 10th among a field of 171 triathletes who competed in the half-iron distance. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Russ Shemberger wins overall male title at Triathlon in West Kentucky

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, won overall male in the first Twin Lakes Triathlon held Saturday, July 13th at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Calvert City, KY.

Shemberger finished the 800-yard swim, 14-mile bike and 3.1-mile run in 1:13:30, posting the best time among a field of approximately 80 other triathletes.

Russ Shemberger wins Triathlon in West Kentucky

Russ Shemberger wins Triathlon in West Kentucky

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The Key to a Great Marriage

 

Love One AnotherClarksville, TN – Do you want a great marriage? I’ve got good news… it’s completely up to you, not your spouse.

If you want a great marriage, be a servant; serve your spouse. I use the word serve because that’s always been the way I’ve seen marriage – it takes work!

Serving someone, whether by loving them the way they need to be loved or doing something for them simply doesn’t come easily sometimes. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Shemberger places in top 10 age group at Rev3 Olympic Triathlon

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, finished sixth in his age group in the Rev3 Olympic Triathlon held Sunday, May 5th in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Shemberger finished the approximately 1-mile swim, 25-mile bike and 6.2-mile run with a total time of 2:41 and placed sixth in his age group (male 45-49).

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital dietician and local massage students encourage activity, nutrition, sleep and relaxation

 

Patient Recognition Month

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) dietician and local massage school students offered 54 patients and staff an opportunity to learn more about the valuable health benefits of activity, nutrition, sleep and relaxation February 8th during Patient Recognition Month as they participated in a Wellness class and received free 10-minute massages.

BACH Dietician Capt. Christina Deehl told patients to avoid “fad” diets and to be careful about taking supplements.

Massage therapy student Casey Rockwell performed "Wellness Massages" to BACH patients Friday, Feb. 8th in honor of Patient Recognition Month. James Watkins was appreciative of her volunteering her time to help patients relieve tension. (Courtesy photo from BACH staff member Teresa Ratliff)

Massage therapy student Casey Rockwell performed “Wellness Massages” to BACH patients Friday, Feb. 8th in honor of Patient Recognition Month. James Watkins was appreciative of her volunteering her time to help patients relieve tension. (Courtesy photo from BACH staff member Teresa Ratliff)

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Russ Shemberger takes 2nd overall at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park 5K run

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, placed second overall and won his age group (45-49) at the Run Through the Forest 5K held Saturday, September 22nd at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park in Dawson Springs, KY.

A veteran triathlete, Shemberger recently finished the triathlon season and is now training for the Bowling Green Half-Marathon in Bowling Green, KY, along with a number of 5K races.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage, won his age group at the Run Through the Forest 5K held Saturday, September 22nd at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park in Dawson Springs, KY.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage, won his age group at the Run Through the Forest 5K held Saturday, September 22nd at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park in Dawson Springs, KY.

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Shemberger completes rigorous triathlon training camp in Alabama

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, completed the rigorous Lake Guntersville Long Course Triathlon Training Camp, held July 27th-29th in Scottsboro, AL.

He was one of 50 participants in the camp, which trains triathletes from across the nation by swimming, biking and running a total of 140.6 miles – the distance of an Ironman – over the three-day event.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage, completed rigorous training at the Lake Guntersville Long Course Triathlon Training Camp held July 27th-29th in Scottsboro, AL.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage, completed rigorous training at the Lake Guntersville Long Course Triathlon Training Camp held July 27th-29th in Scottsboro, AL.

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Restore Performance Massage opens in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Massage Therapy

Restore Preformance MassageClarksville, TN – A veteran triathlete who is now a licensed massage therapist will lead a new massage therapy practice dedicated to sports massage treatment, therapeutic, Swedish and deep tissue massage.

Restore Performance Massage, also called RPM Massage, is located inside the Clarksville Chiropractic Center building on Madison Street next to Chick-Fil-A. The new business opened Monday, May 7th.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage.

Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist with Restore Performance Massage.

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Spa Relaxation Is the Best Present Imaginable

 

The Queen City College LogoClarksville, TN – Going to a spa is an experience that makes some people a bit leery. If you’ve never been to one, you don’t quite know what to expect.

My European facial and hot stone back massage at Queen City College Esthetics (1594 Fort Campbell Boulevard) was the best relaxation I’ve had in a long time. Going to a spa is not something to stress over; it’s something to look forward to!

Esthetic’s  (or aesthetics) is a branch of science that deals with skin, the largest organ in the human body; it provides methods leading to health and well-being of skin for both men and women.

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