Case Studies

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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
Issue #2 2016
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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
Issue #1 2016
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Case of the Month 2016 Issue #1

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
Issue #4 2015
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Case of the Month Contest 2015

Every year, we ask our readers to vote for the best case of the month from JMS. The following are the cases from 2015:   Case of the Month: Medical Massage vs Chronic Elbow Pain by Shea Shulman, LMT Case
Issue #4 2015
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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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Honor and Privilege

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE US WOMEN SOCCER NATIONAL TEAM’S THERAPIST By Angela Bitting, LMT, CMMP   When someone asks me what it’s like to travel with the U.S. Women’s National soccer team, usually my
Journal of Massage Science 2015 #3
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Case of the Month 2015 Issue #3

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
Journal of Massage Science 2015 #2
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Case of the Month Issue #2 2015

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
Issue #1 2015
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Case of the Month Issue #1 2015

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
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AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH VS TMJ DYSFUNCTION 

CASE OF THE MONTH    Usually submissions to JMS‘s Case of the Month section illustrate the clinical power of Medical Massage when it is used as a single treatment modality. However, there is another