Medical Massage

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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
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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
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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
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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 mention the
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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
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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 in Fig
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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
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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
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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
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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