Diabetes and sports massage, by Pedro Olabarri, our new sports massage therapist

People suffering from diabetes are prone to nerve compression syndromes, prolonged gripping or direct nerve compression during weight training, cycling, running, jumping and other activities. Long-term elevations of blood sugar can cause oxidative stress, damage and structural changes in joints. It may also cause imbalances between strength and flexibility around joints..., for example, quadriceps versus hamstrings. Some studies suggest Type...

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