Medical Massage

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THE ROLE OF MEDICAL MASSAGE IN THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEADACHE. PART IV: MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOL

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov and Dr. Ali Bipar This is the fourth part of our article on the clinical management of Chronic Headache (CH) using medical massage therapy. Please be sure to review the first three parts
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MEDICAL MASSAGE IN CASES OF PNEUMONIA. PART I

Massage therapy is commonly viewed as a treatment option for patients with a wide range of somatic abnormalities from Headache to the Plantar Fasciitis. However, medical massage is an excellent clinical tool fo
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THE ROLE OF MEDICAL MASSAGE IN THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEADACHE. PART III. DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION OF THE SECONDARY SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH CHRONIC HEADACHES

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov and Dr. Ali Bipar In previous issues of JMS, we discussed the pathophysiology of Chronic Headache (CH) and Migraine (MG) and clinical evaluation of patients with greater and minor occip
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THE ROLE OF MEDICAL MASSAGE IN THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEADACHE. PART II. DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH CHRONIC HEADACHES

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov and Dr. Ali Bipar In Part I of this article published in the previous issue of JMS (please go to Issue #2, 2012 of JMS), we discussed the pathophysiological aspects of most common ty
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THE ROLE OF MEDICAL MASSAGE IN THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEADACHE. PART I: COMMON TYPES OF CHRONIC HEADACHES AND MECHANISMS OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov and Dr. Ali Bipar This article starts a three-part series on medical massage treatment and the rehabilitation of patients with Chronic Headaches (CH). We dedicate Part I to the origin an
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SCIENCE OF CLINICAL INTERVIEW

by Ross Turchaninov, MD Reading various articles on the subject of ‘clinical interviews’ published in national massage publications, convinced us that this important topic is greatly misrepresented
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ISCHEMIC COMPRESSION: TO BE OR NOT TO BE? SCIENCE OF TRIGGER POINT THERAPY

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and B. Prilutsky, MA, LMT In the Mar/Apr, May/June, July/Aug and Sept/Oct 2009 issues of JMS, we published a four-part article on Trigger Point Therapy (TPT). Since then we have r
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HOW MASSAGE THERAPY HEALS THE BODY. PART III: Vasodilation Mechanisms

by Ross Turchaninov, MD We continue to review how massage therapy heals the human body via various healing mechanisms we summarized in Diagram 1. We started this discussion in Jan/Feb (Part I) and Mar/Apr (
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CRANIOFACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES AND INTRA-ORAL TRIGGER POINTS

In the July-August, September-October, and November-December 2010 issues of JMS we published a three part article on TMJ dysfunction and in Issue #1of 2011 we published a follow up on the same subject. W
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MASSAGE THERAPY FOR CANCER PATIENTS

We are happy to share with our readers an important review of medical literature which analyzes scientific data on the impact of massage therapy on the level of pain, depression and anxiety in cancer patients.