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Appreciation Award 2015

APPRECIATION AWARD OUR ANNUAL APPRECIATION AWARD FOR 2015 GOES TO: MASSAGE&BODYWORK MAGAZINE (M&BM) Congratulations to the Editorial Board and Leslie L. Young, Editor-in-Chief of M&BM for receiv
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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 an MT
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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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Issue #4 2015 CMMP

We’re turning things upside down with the new CMMP Master Certification program and we’re having a ball doing it!  What a GREAT time everyone had at the Scottsdale seminar initiating 3 new LMTs into CMMP M
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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 a result of combining experience as a chir
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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