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News from the Clinic: Medical Massage Helps Stroke Patient

Medical Massage Helps Stroke Patient A few months ago, I got a call from a thirty five year-old Hispanic female.  The conversation should have taken five minutes but took about an hour.  The reason this conve
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PERSISTENT LOWER ABDOMINAL PAIN

 By Dr. Ross Turchaninov              Two weeks ago a 62 year-old female patient was referred to our clinic by her new primary care physician. For the last 8 months she’s suffered from moderate
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News from the Clinic: Swollen Ankle Joints and Feet Pain

Recently I got a call from a dad of a tenth grade student. His son intensively plays baseball. His father told me that his son had developed pain in the arches on both feet. We talked at length about his son
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News from the Clinic: Mystery Foot Numbness

Recently a 45 year old patient came to our clinic. A year ago he had a total left knee replacement. The pain in the knee affected by osteoarthritis was gone but the active ROM was restricted. PT was able
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News from the Clinic: Herniation

Report from the Los Angeles clinic: “The orthopedic surgeon was wrong twice”                                         This story begins 15 years ago. One day I received a call from a man
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News from the Clinic: Displaced Pain

A few months ago a mother brought in her 11 year old daughter who had a sore great toe. Since her daughter was in gymnastics, the great toe pain was having an effect on her performance. It was obvious that
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News from the Clinic: False Cardialgia

I had my first case of False Cardialgia Syndrome (FCS) yesterday.  The day before, one of my regular patients was rushed to San Antonio Hospital from South Texas with acute chest pain.  He spent three days
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News from the Clinic: Tetraplegia

In our clinic we frequently work with patients who’ve suffered from incorrectly applied massage therapy. Two days ago we had a very disturbing case – a 35 year old male with tetraplegia (partial paralys
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News from the Clinic: Essential Tremor

A few months ago we worked with a patient who had very unusual symptoms. She is a woman in her early 50s who almost a year ago was diagnosed with Essential Tremor of the upper neck just below the occipi
Journal of Massage Science 2015 #2
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News from the Clinic: Back Pain

by Curt Lezanic Yesterday, I had a new patient who got my name from one of my regular patients. She came into the clinic complaining about low back pain and loaded for bear, complete with recent X-rays and an