Medical Massage

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CONCEPT OF BIOTENSEGRITY

During the Medical Massage seminars conducted by SOMI, our students ask about the value of dissection courses. We think this is a critically important component of the profession that unfortunately is missed in
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MLD FOR ASCITES SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

PART III: MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE PROTOCOL     John F. Mramor, MA, LMT, CLT, NCTMB, CR, RM Medical Advisors: Michael Harrington, MD, Director, Palliative Care Consult Service, MetroHealth Medical Center
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #4
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NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND THE NEUROMATRIX THEORY OF PAIN – Medical Rereferences

INTERNET POSTS: Diane Jacobs, PT: There is no such thing as a pain receptor.” True. There are (in the body) only nociceptors. Nociception and pain are two different things. “The brain does not recei
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #4
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NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND THE NEUROMATRIX THEORY OF PAIN – Medical Rereferences

Boris, This could not be further from factual science that is highly documented. There ARE multiple pain receptors, from somatic, cutaneous, visceral receptors. OF COURSE the brain receives the pain signals! Ho
Journal of Massage Science 2015 #2
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The Science of Visual Evaluation

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov In issue #1, 2012 of JMS we published “The Science Of Clinical Interview.” This article was met with great enthusiasm by the massage community and many therapists successfully use th
Journal of Massage Science 2015 #2
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MLD FOR ASCITES SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT. PART II

John F. Mramor, MA, LMT, CLT, NCTMB, CR, RM Medical Advisors: Michael Harrington, MD, Director, Palliative Care Consult Service, MetroHealth Medical Center and Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve Universi
Issue #1 2015
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News from the Clinic: Plantar Fasciitis

Two weeks ago we had unusual patient in our office. The patient in her early fifties and very fit. Four years ago she did a lot of step aerobics and started to have pain on the bottom of the right foot. She con
Issue #1 2015
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HOW MASSAGE HEALS THE BODY:
CLINICAL APPLICATION OF GATE CONTROL AND NEUROMATRIX THEORIES OF PAIN

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov In Part I of this article published in Issue #3, 2014 of JMS we discussed the Gate Control Theory of Pain and its clinical applications. Part II published in Issue #4, 2014 of JMS cover
Issue #1 2015
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MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE AS A SUPPORTIVE THERAPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ASCITES

by John F. Mramor, MA, LMT, CLT, NCTMB, CR, RM   This is the first part of an article about Ascites and its manual treatment, submitted to JMS by John F. Mramor, LMT. At the beginning I would like to menti
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HOW MASSAGE HEALS BODY. PART IV PHENOMENON OF PAIN AND MASSAGE THERAPY: NEUROMATRIX THEORY

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov We continue our series of articles under the general name, “How Massage Therapy Heals The Body” (please refer to issues of Jan/Feb, 2010; Mar/April, 2010; #3, 2011: #4 2011, JMS). In