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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
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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
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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
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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
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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/2015/01/plantar-fasciitis
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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 about this patient
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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 weeks ago a medical assi
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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 or on the effectivene
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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 the client/patient. At
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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 tingling. He said that this