Medical Massage

Issue #1 2016
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EXPLORING THE ROLE OF PERIPHERAL MECHANISMS:  A THEORY-BASED APPROACH TO REDUCING SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA

By Karen Mooney, PhD, LMT, CMMP This article is contributed by Karen Mooney, LMT, PhD, CMMP. She is our former student and is an exceptionally talented therapist, educator and now massage scientist. We don’t
Issue #1 2016
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THE SCIENCE OF PALPATION PART II. SKIN AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE ZONES

By Ross Turchaninov, MD Science of Palpation articles are the final part of our evaluation series. The Science of the Clinical Interview was published in issue #1, 2012 of JMS and the Science of Visual Evaluati
Issue #4 2015
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DISTORTION OF ILIOPSOAS THERAPY

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov The article in the July/August issue of Massage&Bodywork Magazine written by Til Luchau is about iliopsoas’ anatomy, role and treatment options. The issue of iliopsoas therapy requ
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Science of Palpation Part I

THE SCIENCE OF PALPATION PART I. by Ross Turchaninov, MD This is our third article about evaluation of patients written for Medical Massage practitioners and those who would like to enter this exciting field. O
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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