2018 Issue #3

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Letter from the Editor Issue #3, 2018

 Dear Friends and Colleagues,                Welcome to JMS Issue #3 of 2018. We appreciate the support of our readers from all around the world. Here is the content of the current issue we ho
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SOMI NEWS

SOMI will participate in following professional events this fall: 1. SOMI will present Anterior Scalene Muscle Protocol during the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists in Pittsburgh, PA o
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SOMI BRINGS MEDICAL MASSAGE BACK TO AMERICAN MEDICINE!

By Mary Preuss, SOMI   Massage therapy has a very small exposure in traditional medicine except for Oncology Massage, already successfully practiced in some hospitals. The vast clinical potential of massage th
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New CMMPS Issue #3, 2018

INTRODUCING SOMI’S NEWEST CMMPs Now that more medical clinics and prominent hospitals are adopting SOMI rehabilitative MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOLs, it may be the time for you to take a look at your future with
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Table of Contents Issue #3 2018

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR EULOGY PERSON OF THE MONTH SOMI BRINGS MEDICAL MASSAGE BACK TO AMERICAN MEDICINE! INTRODUCING NEW CMMPS SOMI NEWS NEWS FROM OUR CLINICS MEDICAL MASSAGE vs YEARS OF SUFFERING AFTER THYROID
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EULOGY

Eulogy to Dr. Leon Chaitow, DO (1937 – 2018) Our profession experienced unreplaceable loss – recent death of great physician, scientists, educator and author – Dr. Leon Chaitow, DO. Dr. Chaitow be
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Good Apples, Bad Apples Issue #3 2018

MASSAGE TODAY Anterior Muscles of the Lower Leg: Exploring Structure, Function, & Energetic Concepts. Massage Today. 2018, 18(6). By Lynn Teachworth, BS, LMT, KMI, GIFT A very good article about anterior le
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Case of the Month Issue #3 2018

This exceptional clinical case was contributed to JMS by our student Juan Luis Ordaz Sabag, DVM, CMMP, LMT from Mexico who recently graduated our Medical Massage Certification Program. Juan Luis has a long and
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Person of the Month Issue #3 2018

Our Person of the Month for this issue of JMS is Kate Simmons, LMT, CMTPT. Kate is the current President of the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (NAMTPT) and a very skillful therapist
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A CAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT OVERUSING THE ELBOW AND FOREARM IN MASSAGE THERAPY

by Stephen Ryason, CMMP, LMT The usage of forearm and elbow as tools during a massage session is a legitimate therapy option. The reasoning is very simple. If we can use forearm and elbow during a session it ta