Learn more about the causes of arm pain and what you can do to recover from it.

Technique is everything

VIDEO TIP: What if I Can't Find Trigger Points in my Arms?

This short video from Terry talks about what to do if you can't find the trigger points causing your arm pain. 

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Technique is everything

VIDEO TIP: Armaid and Trigger Finger or Stenosing Tenosynovitis

This short video tip from Terry is for anyone experiencing arm pain from Trigger Finger, also known as Triggering or Stenosing Tenosynovitis. This inflammation may be caused by repetitive use of a triggering action, or by diabetes, arthritis, or a neurological condition.  Armaid can be helpful if the condition is caused by repetitive motion.

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VIDEO TIP: Can Armaid help with Shooter's Elbow?

This short video tip from Terry is for anyone experiencing arm pain from holding their arm in a shooting position for an extended period of time, or repetitively - hence the name Shooter's Elbow.

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VIDEO TIP: Can Armaid help with Gamer's Thumb?

This short video tip is for anyone experiencing arm pain from Gamer's Thumb, and shows how trigger point therapy can help relieve the symptoms of this increasingly common malady.

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Armaid retailers around the world

We do ship outside the US. But we like to encourage our global customers to shop locally!

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Do I need to use heat or ice with my Armaid?

The short answer for most people is, "Nope!" Neither heat nor ice is a necessary part of the trigger point therapy that you are doing with your Armaid. 

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Learning about your Armaid: The White Roller

The most important part of each roller, and a distinctive feature of the Armaid, is the flexible rod.

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Recovery Journey

Tami Deitzer - Shares a Recovery Story

Physical Therapist and Rock Climber
I have been a Physical Therapist for over 20 years and a rock climber for nearly 10 years. In my job, I do a lot of manual therapy and outside of work, I climb 2-3 days per week. Therefore, my hands and arms get some heavy-duty and repetitive use without much rest or recovery. I've had bouts of elbow tendonitis that have taken months to get rid of. To assist with the management of pain and tightness I have often sought treatment by licensed massage therapists because soft tissue mobilization has been necessary in the recovery process.

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Recovery Journey

David Coleman - Shares a Recovery Story

Imagine Creative Design, Indiana
Well, I've been using the Armaid for about a month now, and I really cannot believe it! I have not had a single day of pain since! After doing everything imaginable to beat this enormously debilitating injury - an injury that threatened my livelihood - this simple device has done what nothing else could; it has given me back a pain-free life! It has given me confidence and hope where little existed before! You've taken an injury that changed my life for the worse, that some of the finest doctors in the world (including those I saw at the Mayo Clinic) were completely dumbfounded about, and erased it away in 2 days!

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Kay Wright - Shares a Recovery Story

I was laid off from my job at the end of February. In April I began a medically necessary diet that increased my meal preparation and clean-up time 80%, which caused severe hand, wrist, arm, shoulder and upper back pain.

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Thank You Tour, Terry's Journal Entry 10.18.19

I'm leaving Atlanta today....visiting this am with a baseball 'superstore' called Better Baseball and their buyer. Then I'm having lunch with an athletic trainer from the Atlanta Braves.

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A Crisis is an Opportunity for Change

It wouldn’t be life without the ups and downs, the light and the dark, the positive and the negative.  Though we yearn for what we imagine to be a better reality, a better outcome, what vision or truth or sense of reality will work to get through the time of difficulty into the time of realization of that better place?

In other words, a “negative” experience has created in us an urge to change, to make things better. What understanding or strength will carry us through in our efforts and time to the hoped for “better outcome?”

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Technique is everything

Differences between percussive therapy and myofascial release

To get back full range of motion in your muscles, it’s the type and intention of the therapy TECHNIQUE that is useful, not the type of massage therapy TOOL you use.

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Treating Bursitis and Tendinitis: A conversation

In this converation, Terry and a client cover the essential questions of whether Armaid can help with the client's bursitis and tendinitis, and then get into questions of acidity, diet, and SLAP tears.

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Technique is everything

The Truth About Active Release Technique

To everyone reading this, I urge you to ask one of the above-mentioned medical healthcare professionals about all that is stated here and get your own confirmation.  Don't just listen to negative people or myself, check it out and find the truth about the technique, and about the love that many thousands of people feel for Armaid.  And when you do, I hope you will share your findings with us and other forums.

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What is Your Destination?

I’d like to suggest that outer expansion is a reflection our desire for inner expansion, a desire for core happiness and fulfillment.

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What is the Cost of Care? Armaid vs. Traditional Medical Interventions

Before you went ahead and bought an Armaid, you may have thought the retail cost of Armaid was too high.  Now, you are in the family of over 40,000 users who have gained autonomy over their arm care and “love” their Armaids – a family where no one says, “It costs too much!”

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Will Armaid help with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

That is a tricky one! And not as simple and straight forward as muscle repetitive strain and tendon irritation. 

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Armaid® and Rolflex™ (rubbit™)

People contact us wondering about the differences between Armaid and Rolflex.  Both tools were invented by Terry M. Cross, Sports Massage Therapist and HHP, and are based on the same leverage-enhancing design. We asked Terry to talk about the two products and how their designs impact their use.

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Recovery: Regaining What is Lost

Here are some of the basics of what it takes to get your body ready and able to ‘hit it again’ at your next training session.

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The Importance of Proper Recovery

It’s all in the massage technique you use. When it comes to complete arm muscle relief and recovery, it’s all technique.

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Preparing the Therapist: Stopping Exercise Routine and Soreness

Do your gentle Armaid routine before you begin your work as well as after.  Even if for just a few moments, without doing major time and too much concentrated focus on one spot.  

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Outliers… or how Elvis became Elvis

Elvis may have left the building, as the old saying goes, but nearly everyone, even 40 years since his death, can still remember their favorite song from the King. That is one effect of an outlier on all of us.

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Recovery and Bacteria Health

Our bodies wouldn’t function properly without the hundreds of favorable varieties of these little buggers placed throughout the many folds, crevices and surfaces of our skin, never mind in our guts, our intestines. There is an estimated 4.5 pounds of bacteria that live just in our adult digestive track alone.

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Who's in charge of your arms & hands? You are!

We are in charge and happy to be in charge when we tap into what works for each of us and can put a name to our new ways. That's our personal journey. Good luck and perseverance to us all.

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