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MEDICAL MASSAGE vs SOFT TISSUE PATHOLOGIES AND CLIENT’S BRAIN

Michael Durrett LMT, CMMP, Spring, TX                Several months ago a 60 year-old woman came to my office complaining of upper and lower back pain. She has multiple factors that contribute

MEDICAL MASSAGE VS THE OPIOID ADDICTED PATIENT 

            It would not be trivial to say that the opioid epidemic is taking over the country. According to new data published by Prof. A. B. Krueger from Princeton University, it is one of the factors i

IS IT ROTATOR CUFF PAIN OR NOT?

Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Phoenix, AZ               A month ago, a patient we helped with different somatic syndromes over the course of the past 10 years asked us for a second opinion before decidi

MEDICAL MASSAGE VS BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONING VERTIGO

By Daniel Lopes, CMMP, LMT, Colorado Springs             In the second week of January, I received a phone call from a very concerned father in regards to the health of his 18 year-old daughter. He s

TWENTY YEARS AFTER

By Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT, Los Angeles, CA               Recently I and my patient celebrated a 20-year anniversary of our victory over his debilitating condition. Rather than introducing this clin

ACTIVE REFLEX ZONES IN THE SOFT TISSUES AND LOW BLOOD OXYGENATION

By Curt Lezanic, CMMP, LMT San Antonio, Texas               Several weeks ago, I received a text from a patient.  Her question to me was “Can the diaphragm have a trigger point you can treat?

THE IMPORTANCE OF HEMATOMA READING

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov               The correct reading of hematoma by the practitioner is the first critical step to successful rehabilitation of the soft tissues after trauma. Sometimes hema

TENNIS ELBOW OR NOT?

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Phoenix, AZ             Our clinic has a limited number of regular patients since we do whatever it takes to completely fix the problem and give patients enough home tools to

THE CLINICAL VALUE OF PALPATION

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Phoenix               Two years ago, one of the PCPs who works with our clinic sent us his patient with a very unusual situation.             A 65 year-old fe

BUILDING CLINICAL RESULTS WITH MEDICAL MASSAGE

By Karen Mooney, PhD, CMMP, Florida             I am presenting this case to stress several important points: first, the recognition of the potential integrative role of Medical Massage in a patient