Melanie Peddle

Melanie Peddle holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering and has been practicing massage since 2012. She is an instructor with Western Colorado University in its partnership with the University of Colorado, focusing on biomechanical engineering and injury, as well as applications in adaptive sports. An accomplished collegiate athlete, Melanie brings an engineer's mind to all her physiological pursuits, and a passion for the most interesting engineering challenge of all: the human body.

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How massage supports digestive health
How Massage Aids and Improves Healthy Digestion

Massage is a proven and ancient solution for your musculoskeletal aches and pains, but did…

How massage assists in diabetes management
How Massage Helps Manage the Symptoms and Side Effects of Diabetes

37.3 million Americans have diabetes—that works out to about 1 in 10 of us in…

Massage and recovery for pickle ball players
Massage & Recovery Techniques to Step Up Your Pickleball Game

Are you one of the 5 million pickleball players in the United States? Or, have…

Treat DOMS with massage
DOMS: Delayed Pain After Exercise and How Massage Can Help

Most people have experienced DOMS, or ”delayed onset muscle soreness,” to some degree, as it…

How massage can help correct bad posture
Why You Can’t Think Your Way Out of Bad Posture

“Sit up straight! Don’t slouch like that!” Echos of your mother may still ring in…

Does Massage Really Flush Out Lactic Acid?
What is Lactic Acid Build-Up, and Does Massage Really “Flush it Out”?

You probably don’t know it, but 1922 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine recipient Otto…

What should you tell your massage therapist?
9 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants to Know Before Treating You

When getting a massage, there’s nothing better than feeling that your therapist knows exactly what…