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Saturday,
08 Jul 2017
11:37 PM
MEDICAL MASSAGE VS SECONDARILY DEVELOPED PLANTAR FASCIITIS
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov               We’ve already shared with readers one of the unusual cases of Plantar Fasciitis from our clinic: http://www.scienceofmassage.com/2015/

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Wednesday,
26 Apr 2017
6:52 PM
CUTANEOUS REFLEX ZONES AND THE POSTMASTECTOMY STATE
By Curt Lezanic, CMMP, LMT, San Antonio, TX   About five weeks ago a 63 year-old female came to my office complaining about her left neck, shoulder, arm and hand pain.  What’s unique

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Tuesday,
18 Apr 2017
12:18 AM
THE MAIN ENEMY IS NEUROGENIC COUGH
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov This case is from our Arizona clinic and it illustrates how completely different anatomical structures in our body interconnect and interact with each other. Two week

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Saturday,
07 Jan 2017
4:31 PM
THE POWER OF KNEADING
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov   Kneading techniques are the most complex to execute but when they are done correctly they have the most profound effect on the client/patient level of stress o

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Tuesday,
20 Dec 2016
10:15 PM
THE POWER OF EFFLEURAGE
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Phoenix, AZ   Effleurage is a very basic technique therapists use daily. However, even this basic massage technique delivers a profound impact on the body of th

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Friday,
25 Nov 2016
12:42 AM
A COMPLICATED CASE OF UPPER EXTREMITY NEURALGIA
By Dr. Jeff Cullers, DC, CMMP, LMT   Recently a 35 year-old male presented to our clinic with symptoms of bilateral neck, right sided mid back pain. His entire hand was numb and tinglin

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Thursday,
10 Nov 2016
11:14 PM
MEDICAL MASSAGE VS POSTSURGICAL COMPLICATIONS
By Ani Papazyan, CMMP, LMT This is a case that you don’t see every day but it was fun working on this patient and she is extremely happy with the results. The patient is female, 48, ve

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Wednesday,
12 Oct 2016
10:35 PM
QUADRATUS LUMBORUM PUZZLE
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Phoenix AZ Two months ago we had an unusual patient in our Phoenix clinic – a male 45 years old who works two jobs as an air conditioner technician presented with

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Wednesday,
29 Jul 2015
2:38 AM
NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND THE NEUROMATRIX THEORY OF PAIN – Medical Rereferences
INTERNET POSTS: Diane Jacobs, PT: There is no such thing as a pain receptor.” True. There are (in the body) only nociceptors. Nociception and pain are two different things. “The

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Wednesday,
29 Jul 2015
2:36 AM
NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND THE NEUROMATRIX THEORY OF PAIN – Medical Rereferences
Boris, This could not be further from factual science that is highly documented. There ARE multiple pain receptors, from somatic, cutaneous, visceral receptors. OF COURSE the brain receives

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Saturday,
25 Jul 2015
2:43 AM
RESPONSE TO NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH PROF. M. TSCHAKOVSKY – REFERENCE
Why 2-3 hours window after eccentric exercise is so important? To answer this question we will also use article published in Journal of Massage Science (Sep/Oct, 2009) by our sports massage

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Saturday,
25 Jul 2015
2:38 AM
RESPONSE TO NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH PROF. M. TSCHAKOVSKY – REFERENCE
  Here is chain of events which contributes to muscle soreness and fatigue after eccentric exercise. Again, we will use publication of Cheung, et al., (2003) as guide because it summari
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