WHAT IS MEDICAL MASSAGE?
We think that Medical Massage (MT) is the most mispresented topic in American Massage Therapy. To address these misunderstandings and confusions, The Science of Massage Institute has deci
FORMING A CONSENSUS ON MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINTS
By Mary Biancalana, MA, CMTPT, LMT This article is an overview of the very interesting paper, “International Consensus on Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Considerations of Myofa
CHRONIC PAIN AND BRAIN SELF DEFENSE MECHANISMS: PART II
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov With this article we finish the series of publications on the importance of central mechanisms in somatic rehabilitation we started in issue #1 #2018 (https://www.
CHRONIC PAIN AND BRAIN SELF DEFENSE MECHANISMS: PART I
By Dr. Ross Turchaninov This article is a follow up to the articles about Placebo Effect published in issues #1 (https://www.scienceofmassage.com/2018/05/the-placebo-effect-and-its-role-i