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PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME (PMS). SCIATICA. PART II

by P.Novakovic, MD PART II: EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME AND SCIATICA 1. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME In Part I of this article (see Jan-Feb issue o
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PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME (PMS). SCIATICA. PART I

by P. Novakovic, MD PART I: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE (PM) PM is a key to the lower extremity. Association of the PM with sciatic and other nerves in the gluteal area make PMS a very frequent
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Palpation of the Anterior Neck

by Dr. J. Muscolino, DC Dr. J. Muscolino gave our Journal permission to re-print article he wrote for the Massage Therapy Journal (Spring 2006, pp159-164). We greatly appreciated his contribution to our Journ
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 4

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This article concludes our discussion of the science of Trigger Point Therapy (TPT). We would like our readers to reference our previous TPT articles as this
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 3

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This is the third part of our article. In the first two parts we discussed the nature of trigger points in the skeletal muscles, as well as their different
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 2

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT In the first article we briefly reviewed the history of the trigger point concept as well as major mechanisms of the trigger point formation. This part of
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part I

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT Trigger point therapy (TPT) is perhaps the most controversial topic in modern-day massage literature. At the same time it is one of the cornerstones of medi
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Medical Massage Concept

Dear reader, This part of our journal is dedicated to the medical aspects of massage therapy. For those of you who would like to extend your practice into this exciting field of massage therapy the information
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Shovel Technique

Science of Medical Massage This technique is a part of the vast collection of medical massage techniques and protocols to be found in Video Library of MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOLs. Shovel Technique by RJ Schmit,