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Congratulations to New CMMPs!

MEET OUR NEW CMMPs We are happy to introduce two new Certified Medical Massage Practitioners (CMMP) who recently graduated from our Certification Program: Oleg Bouimer, LMT and Cory Fairchild, LMT. They are the
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WHICH IS THE CHICKEN AND WHICH IS THE EGG?

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov   Recently we had an interesting patient. A woman in her early 60s complained about pain in her right shoulder, especially during active abduction. She was treated by a DC, a PT and
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MEDICAL MASSAGE IN UROLOGY

Recently we received several e-mails from Curt Lezanic, LMT, CMMP, who successfully practices Medical Massage in his clinic in San Antonio, Texas. Curt is among a few Science Of Massage Institute’s alumni who
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Fall 2015 CMMPS

  Congratulations to New CMMPs Dr. Jeffrey M. Cullers, DC, LMT, CMMP           Dr. Jeff Cullers is a unique practitioner since his deep understanding of somatic rehabilitation is
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Incorrectly Treated Frozen Shoulder

Last week we had a patient with left shoulder pain and ROM restriction. Two months ago the patient started to feel pain in the shoulder, which eventually caused severe restriction of motion. He wasn’t abl
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PARS DEFECT 

69 year old male Very active.  Likes to hike, bicycle, work out, play golf, etc. His symptoms were pain and irritation from the low back to the feet with the feet being the most problematic area.  The patient
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Chronic Upper Abdominal Pain

Last month one of the pain management physicians associated with our clinic sent us a patient with right side chronic upper abdominal pain. The patient was in a car accident almost two years ago. After initial
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POSTSURGICAL EDEMA

Recently I saw a patient who went through knee replacement. His major problem was significant peripheral edema from below the knee all way to the foot. For more than two weeks I battled with it. I did the
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Misleading Lower Back Pain

A week ago my regular client called and asked me to help his friend who was visiting him in Los Angeles. According to my client, his friend had been suffering from acute lower back pain for more than 10 days. T
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News from the Clinic: Medical Massage Helps Stroke Patient

Medical Massage Helps Stroke Patient A few months ago, I got a call from a thirty five year-old Hispanic female.  The conversation should have taken five minutes but took about an hour.  The reason this conve