2017 Issue #4

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Case of the Month Contest 2017

Every year, we ask our readers to vote for the best case of the month from JMS. The following are the cases from 2017: MEDICAL MASSAGE VS DELTOID MUSCLE SYNDROME by Melissa Reynolds, LMT, CMMP MEDICAL MASSAGE
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS DELTOID MUSCLE SYNDROME

CASE OF THE MONTH This Case of the Month is submitted by Melissa Reynolds, LMT, CMMP from Texas. Melissa recently graduated from our Medical Massage Certification program and is fully engaged in building her pr
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Table of Contents Issue #4 2017

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR PERSON OF THE MONTH NEWS FROM OUR CLINICS ACTIVE REFLEX ZONES IN THE SOFT TISSUES AND LOW BLOOD OXYGENATION THE IMPORTANCE OF HEMATOMA READING INTRODUCING NEW CMMPs WE NEED YOUR HELP HIDD
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Letter from the Editor Issue #4, 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues,     Welcome to Issue #4 of 2017. We appreciate the support of our readers from all around the world. Here is the content of the current issue we hope you will enjoy:     Our
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LET’S TALK ABOUT NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTIONS. PART I

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov We would like to start an important conversation about the rarely mentioned subject of Neuromuscular Junctions (NMJ), their critical role in the work of healthy muscles and in the develo
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Good Apples, Bad Apples Issue #4 2017

The purpose of this section of the Journal of Massage Science to inform the practitioners about valuable articles that frequently go unnoticed, as well as to point to those authors and publications who exhibit
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JMS’ RESPONSE TO TRACY WALTON’S CRITIQUE PUBLISHED IN MASSAGE TODAY

By Dr. Jeff Cullers, Dr. Ross Turchaninov For readers to fully understand the subject of this article we need to briefly look at the history of recent events. For years we’ve emphasized this important aspect
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ESSENTIAL OILS AND AROMATHERAPY

By Carolynn Anderson, CMMP, LMT Essential Oils (EOs) are the “lifeblood” of the plant which it uses to nourish and heal itself. The wide variety of plants produce many varieties of EOs that we human
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HIDDEN GEM OF AMERICAN CLINICAL MASSAGE

I have been practicing and teaching Medical Massage in the USA since 1991and I had never heard of the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (NAMTPT). During all these years I also particip
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Person of the Month Issue #4 2017

PERSON OF THE MONTH  Our Person of the Month is Dr. Jessica Kallio, DC who is a very skilled clinician and the Academic Dean of South California Health Institute (SOCHI). Years ago this exceptional educational