THEORY OF MEDICAL MASSAGE

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Dickle, E., Schliack, H., Wolff, A: Bindegewebsmassage. “Marquardt”, Stuttgart, 1979.  

Kibler, M. Das Strorungsfeld bei Gelenkerkrakungen und inneren krankheiten. 1958, Hippokrates, Stuttgart.  

Ebner, M.: Connective Tissue Massage and Therapeutic Application. “Kriger. Huntington”. New York, 1975.  

Travell, J.G., Simons, D.G.: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction. The Trigger Points Manual. “Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1983.  

Popelansky, Y.Y., Zaslavsky, E.S., Veselovsky, V.P.: Medico-Social Significance, Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Diagnosis of Extra-Articular Affections of the Extremities and Dorsum Soft Tissues. Vopr. Reumatologii, 1976, 3: 38-43.  

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Cezar C.A., Roche E.T., Vandenburgh H.H., Duda G.N., Walsh C.J., Mooney D.J. Biologic-free mechanically induced muscle regeneration PNAS. 2016, 113 (6) 15341539  

Mezlack, R., Wall, P.: Pain Mechanism: A New Theory. Science, 150(Nov): 971-979, 1965.  

Goldberg, J. Sullivan, S.J., Seabome, D.E.: The Effect of Two Intensities of Massage.   Reflex Amplitude. 1992 Phys. Ther., 72(6): 449-457.  

Magalhães MF, Dibai-Filho AV, de Oliveira Guirro EC, Girasol CE, de Oliveira AK, Dias FR, Guirro RR. Evolution of Skin Temperature after the Application of Compressive Forces on Tendon, Muscle and Myofascial Trigger Point. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6): e0129034.

Miller B. et al., “Enhanced Skeletal Muscle Regrowth and Remodelling in Massaged and Contralateral Non-Massaged Hindlimb,” Journal of Physiology 596, no. 1 (January 2018): 83–103.

Mitchell, F.L. Jr., Mitchell, P.K.G. Muscle Energy Techniques. MET Press, East Lansing, 1995.  

Cyriax, J. Theory and Practice of Massage. Textbook of Orthopaedic Medicine. Treatment by Manipulation, Massage and Injection. 11th Edition, “Bailliere & Tidall”, Toronto, 1976.  

Gehlsen, G.M., Ganion, L.R., Helllfst, R.: Fibroblast Responses to Variation in Soft Tissue Mobilization Pressure. Med. Sci. Sports Med., 1999, 31(4): 531-535. 

 

MEDICAL MASSAGE TECHNIQUES 

Begovic H, Zhou GQ, Schuster S, Zheng YP.  The neuromotor effects of transverse friction massage. Man Ther. 2016 Dec;26:70-76.

Shamos, M.H., Lavine, L.S.: Piezoelecticity as a Fundamental Property of Biological Tissues. Nature, 213: 267-269, 1967.

Jain, M.K., Berg, R.A., Tandon, G.P.: Mechanical Stress and Cellular Metabolism in Living Soft Tissue Composites. Biomaterials, 11: 465-471, 1990.

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Anderson, J.C., Eriksson, C.: Electical Properties of Wet Collagen. Nature, 218: 166-168, 1968.

Chen, B-M., Grinnell, A.D.: Integrins and Modulation of Transmitter Release from Motor Nerve Terminals by Stretch. Science, 269: 1578-1580, 1995.

Goldberg, J ., Sullivan, S.J., Seabome, D.E.: The Effect of Two Intensities of Massage of H- Reflex Amplitude. Phys. Ther., 72(6): 449-457, 1992.

Iwamoto K, Mizukami M, Asakawa Y, Yoshio M, Ogaki R, Takemura M. Effects of friction massage of the popliteal fossa on dynamic changes in muscle oxygenation and ankle flexibility.

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Davidson, C.J., Ganion, L.R., Gehlsen, G.M., Verhoestra, B., Roepke, J .E., Sevier, T.I.: Rat Tendon Morphologic and Functional Changes Resulting from Soft Tissue Mobilization. Med. Sci. Sports Exer., 29: 313-319, 1997.

Kramarenko, V.K.: Medical and Sports Massage. “Gosmedizdat”, Kiev, 1953. 

Kreymer, A.Y.: Vibration Massage at Diseases of the Nervous System. “Tomsk University”, Tomsk, 1987.

Lewis PA, Cunningham JE. Dynamic Angular Petrissage as Treatment for Axillary Web Syndrome Occurring after Surgery for Breast Cancer: a Case Report. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2016 Jun 3;9(2):28-37

McKechnie GJ, Young WB, Behm DG. Acute effects of two massage techniques on ankle joint flexibility and power of the plantar flexors. J Sports Sci Med. 2007 Dec 1;6(4):498-504.

Sarkisov-Sirasini, I.M.: Sports Massage, “Fizcultura i Sport”, Moscow, 1957.

Takamoto K, Bito I, Urakawa S, Sakai S, Kigawa M, Ono T, Nishijo H. Effects of compression at myofascial trigger points in patients with acute low back pain: A randomized controlled trial. Eur J Pain. 2015 Sep;19(8):1186-96.

 

CHRONIC HEADACHES

Alonso-Blanco C, Fernandez-de-Las-Penas C, Fernandez-Mayoralas DM, de-laLlave-Rincon AI, Pareja JA, Svensson P. “Prevalence and Anatomical Localization of Muscle Referred Pain from Active Trigger Points in Head and Neck Musculature in Adults and Children with Chronic Tension-Type Headache.” Pain Med. 2011. Oct.; 12(10):1453-1463

Bartsch T. “Migraine and the neck: new insights from basic data.” Current Pain Headache Report. 2005. Jun.; 9(3):191-6

Bendtsen L. “Central sensitization in tension-type headache – possible pathophysiological mechanisms.” Cephalalgia. 2000. 20:486-508 

Bendtsen L, Jensen R, Olesen J. “Decreased pain detection and tolerance thresholds in chronic tension-type headache.” Archives of Neurology. 1996. 53:373-376

Bendtsen L, Fernandez-de-la-Penas C. “The Role of Muscles in Tension-Type Headache.” Current Pain Headache Reports. 2011; Jul. 7

Busch V, Frese A, Bartsch T. “The trigemino-cervical complex. Integration of peripheral and central pain mechanisms in primary headache syndromes.” Schmerz. 2004. Oct.18 (5):404-10

 Cho J.C., Haun D.W., Kettner N.W. “Sonographic evaluation of the greater occipital nerve in unilateral occipital neuralgia.” Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2012. Jan. 31 (1):37-42 

Edmeads, J. “What is migraine? Controversy and stalemate in migraine pathophysiology.” Journal of Neurology. 238(1):S2-S5, 1991 

Edwards E.G. (1975). “The role of the greater occipital nerve in the production of headache.” JAMA. Ga. 1952. May. 41(5): 198-201

Jensen R. “Pathophysiological mechanisms of tension-type headache: a review of epidemiological and experimental studies.” Cephalalgia, 1999. 19:602-21 

Jensen R, Rasmussen BK, Pedersen B, Lous I, Olesen J. “Cephalic muscle tenderness and pressure pain threshold in a general population.” Pain. 1992; 48:197203

Lous I, Olesen J. “Evaluation of pericranial tenderness and oral function in patients with common migraine, muscle contraction headache and combination headache.” Pain. 1982; 12:385-393 

Mosser S.W., Guyuron B., Janis J.E., Rohrich R.J. “The anatomy of the greater occipital nerve: implications for the etiology of migraine headaches.” Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2004 Feb.; 113 (2):693-7; discussion 698-700.

Olesen J. “Clinical and pathophysiological observations in migraine and tension-type headache explained by integration of vascular, supraspinal and myofascial inputs.” Pain. 1991, 46:125-132.

Piovesan E. J., Di Stani F., Kowacs P.A., Mulinari R.A., Radunz V.H.;Utiumi M., Muranka E.B., Giublin M.L., Werneck L.C. “Massaging over the greater occipital nerve reduces the intensity of migraine attacks: evidence for inhibitory trigemino-cervical convergence mechanisms.” Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. Vol.65 No. 3a: Sao Paulo. Sept. 2007. 

Piovesan E. J., Kowacs P.A, Tatsui C.E., Lange M.C., Ribas L.C., Werneck L.C. “Referred pain after painful stimulation of the greater occipital nerve in humans: evidence of convergence of cervical afferences on trigeminal nuclei.” Cephalalgia. 2001 Mar.; 21(2):107-9

Selekler M, Kutlu A, Dundar G. “Orgasmic headache responsive to greater occipital nerve blockage.” Headache. 2009 Jan.; 49(1):130-1

Shevel E. (2011). “The Extracranial Vascular Theory of Migraine – A Great Story Confirmed by the Facts.” Headache. 51 (3): 409-417

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Zanchin G; Maggioni F; Granella F; Rossi P; Falco L; Manzoni GC. “Selfadministered pain-relieving maneuvers in primary headaches.” Cephalgia.21(7):718-26, 2001

 

ANTERIOR SCALENE MUSCLE SYNDROME/THORACIC OUTLET

Adson A.W., Goffey Jr. Cervical Rib: A Method of Anterior Approach for Relief of Symptoms by Division of Scalene Anticus. Ann Surg, 1927, 85:839-857.

Junyu P. 16 cases of Scalene Syndromes Treated by Massage and Acupoint-Injections. J Trad Chinese Med., 1999, 19(3), 218-220

Harry WG, Bennett JD, Guha SC. Scalene muscles and the brachial plexus: anatomical variations and their clinical significance. Clin Anat. 1997;10(4):250-2.

Leonhard V. et al., “Anatomical Variations in the Brachial Plexus Roots: Implications for Diagnosis of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome,” Annals of Anatomy 206 (2016): 21–6.

Klaassen Z, Sorenson E, Tubbs RS, Arya R, Meloy P, Shah R, Shirk S, Loukas M. Thoracic outlet syndrome: a neurological and vascular disorder. Clin Anat. 2014 Jul; 27(5):724-32. 

Muscolino, J.E. The Brachial Plexus and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Understanding Signs and Symptoms. Massage&Bodywork Magazine, 2017, Nov/Dec: 60-69.  

Nathan A. M., Geoffrey S. V.T., Wendell M.H., George A.P., Charles B-J, Bernard R.B.  Paget-Schroetter Syndrome. A Review of Effort Thrombosis of the Upper Extremity From a Sports Medicine Perspective. Sports Health. 2013 Jul; 5(4): 353–356.  

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TMJ DYSFUNCTION 

Inoue E, Maekawa K, Minakuchi H, Nagamatsu-Sakaguchi C, Ono T, Matsuka Y, Clark GT, Kuboki T. The Relationship Between Temporomandibular Joint Pathosis and Muscle Tenderness in the Orofacial and Neck/Shoulder Region. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod., Jan;109(1):86-90, 2010.

Oral K, Bal Kucuk B, Ebeoglu B, Dincer S. Etiology of Temporomandibular Disorder Pain. Agri Oral Sur, Jul;21(3):89-94, 2009.

Balasubramaniam R, de Leeuw R, Zhu H, Nickerson RB, Okeson JP, Carlson CR. Prevalence of temporomandibular disorders in fibromyalgia and failed back syndrome patients: a blinded prospective comparison study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod, 2007 Aug;104(2):204-16. 

Ballegaard V, Thede-Schmidt-Hansen P, Svensson P, Jensen R. Are headache and temporomandibular disorders related? A blinded study. Cephalalgia, 2008 Aug;28(8):832-41. 

Ciancaglini R, Radaelli G. The relationship between headache and symptoms of temporomandibular disorder in the general population. J Dent, 2001; 29:93-8.

Matheus RA, Ramos-Perez FM, Menezes AV, Ambrosano GM, Haiter-Neto F, Boscolo FN, de Almeida SM. The relationship between temporomandibular dysfunction and head and cervical posture. J Appl Oral Sci, 2009 May-Jun;17(3):204-8. 

Sonnesen L, Bakke M, Solow B. Temporomandibular disorders in relation to craniofacial dimensions, head posture and bite force in children selected for orthodontic treatment. Eur J Orthod, 2001;23(2):179-92. 

Wiesinger B, Malker H, Englund E, Wanman A. Back pain in relation to musculoskeletal disorders in the jaw-face: a matched case-control study. Pain, 2007 Oct;131(3):311-9.

Wright E.F. Schiffman, E.L. Treatment Alternatives for Patients With Masticatory Myofascial Pain. JADA, Vol. 126 1030, July 1995.