Case Studies

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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS EPILEPSY

CASE OF THE MONTH   Galina Yildirim, LMT is a very dedicated therapist. We have observed her professional growth since she took her first Medical Massage class with us. She has constantly improved her skil
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS SHOULDER PAIN OR NOT?

CASE OF THE MONTH Over the years, JMS has received a number of clinical cases as Case of the Month submissions where therapists have shared with our readers their stories of patients who suffered from tension i
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS “UNSPECIFIED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDER”

  This Case of the Month was submitted by Dolores Champagne, CMMP, LMT who practices Medical Massage in Bristol, TN. From our perspective this submission is very interesting since it illustrates Dolores’
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS SOMATIC/VISCERAL ABNORMALITY

CASE OF THE MONTH This month’s contribution comes from one of SOMI’s students, Nichole Hernandez, LMT. This case study and her story are quite remarkable. I met Nichole several months ago during one of our
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS HYPERSENSITIVE TMJ

CASE OF THE MONTH This month’s contribution comes from one of our students, Carole Suzanne Jackson, LMT. I met Carole during one of our Medical Massage seminars and it was obvious from the very beginning that
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS BICEP BRACHII REHABILITATION AND OTHER AILMENTS

This Case of the Month is contributed by Mary Regan, CMMP. She recently graduated from SOMI’s Medical Massage Certification Program and now practices Medical Massage in Houston, Texas. The case Mary submi
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS. THE “SILENT KILLER”

CASE OF THE MONTH This Case of the Month is contributed by SOMI’s new national Medical Massage instructor, Dr. Jeff Cullers, DC, CMMP. He is an excellent clinical addition to SOMI, both for his knowledge
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CHRONIC HEADACHES LAYERED WITH SOMATIC PATHOLOGIES

This is a very interesting case submitted by Matthew Nogrady, LMT from Orlando, Florida. It clinically demonstrates one of the concepts of Medical Massage – if a therapist deals with a long lasting chronic so
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS. PHYSICAL THERAPY

Which came first – the chicken or the egg? This is the never ending story of the relationship between Medical Massage and Physical Therapy. Put another way, what is the current protocol for treatment of patie
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS CHRONIC ELBOW PAIN

This contribution by Shea Shulman, LMT, CLT is an excellent example of what Periostal Massage can do for patients. Overall, any pathological conditions associated with trauma or inflammation in the periosteum m