Medical Massage

Journal of Massage Science 2014 #3
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HOW MASSAGE THERAPY HEALS THE BODY. PART IV

THE PHENOMENON OF PAIN AND MASSAGE THERAPY: GATE-CONTROL THEORY OF PAIN by Ross Turchaninov, MD   We continue to review how massage therapy heals the human body via various healing mechanisms we summarized
Journal of Massage Science 2014 #2
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ALL ABOUT MEDICAL MASSAGE. Dr. Turchaninov’s Radio Interview on the ‘Speaking Of Health’.

On April 4, Dr. Ross Turchaninov, Editor in Chief of JMS was invited to discuss topic of medical-massage and its role in modern medicine as a guest on the Speaking of Health radio program, hosted by Dr. Micha
Journal of Massage Science 2014 #2
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THE IMPORTANCE OF CRITICAL THINKING AND CLINICAL REASONING FOR THE MASSAGE THERAPIST

by Stephen Ryason, LMT, MMT As massage therapists, we occupy a unique place in the field of healthcare. Massage therapy when applied correctly has been proven to be highly effective and, in many cases, essentia
Journal of Massage Science 2014 #1
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CUPPING MASSAGE

by B. Prilutsky, MA, LMT, Dr. Ross Turchaninov According to the basic principles of medical massage, pathological changes in the soft tissues can develop on different levels: the skin, superficial fascia, super
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #4
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MOVEMENT IMPAIRMENTS OF THE SCAPULOTHORACIC REGION SCAPULAR DOWNWARD ROTATION SYNDROME

by Jeffery B. Wood LMT, COTA/L, B.S. The shoulder is truly an amazing structure. The longer you study the biomechanical components of the upper extremity, the more fascinating it becomes. Truly, the most intere
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #4
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IN DEFENCE OF PROFFESSOR MELZACK’S CONTRIBUTION TO MODERN SCIENCE

IN DEFENCE OF PROFFESSOR MELZACK’S CONTRIBUTION TO MODERN SCIENCEDr. TURCHANINOV’S PERSONAL LETTERDear Readers: As you have noticed, a large part of this issue of JMS is dedicated to the Science o
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #4
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NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND THE NEUROMATRIX THEORY OF PAIN
Understanding Professor R. Melzack’s Theory

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and B. Prilutsky, MA, LMT The Editorial Board of JMS considers the publication of Prof. Melzack’s article as an important step in explaining to practitioners the scientifically s
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #3
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MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOL FOR THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PNEUMONIA. PART II

by T.V. Mitichkina, MD, PhD and Ross Turchaninov, MD This is the second part of our original article on the treatment of pneumonia using massage therapy. We highly recommend our readers to first read Part 1, wh
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #2
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FREE WEBINAR: “FACING FACIAL PAIN”

In issue #3, 2011 of JMS we published the article “Craniofacial Pain Syndromes And Intra-Oral Trigger Points” by Gail Falzon, RN. We are happy to inform our readers that Gail who invented a very
Journal of Massage Science 2013 #2
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THE ROLE OF MEDICAL MASSAGE IN THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEADACHE. PART V: TREATMENT OF SECONDARY SYMPTOMS

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov and Dr. Ali Bipar This is the final part of our article on Chronic Headache (CH) management using medical massage. This part is dedicated to treating the secondary symptoms associated wi