2018 Issue #4

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Letter from the Editor Issue #4, 2018

 Dear Friends and Colleagues,                Welcome to JMS Issue #4 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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FORMING A CONSENSUS ON MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINTS

By Mary Biancalana, MA, CMTPT, LMT This article is an overview of the very interesting paper, “International Consensus on Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Considerations of Myofascial Trigger Points, a Delphi
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Table of Contents Issue #4 2018

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR WE NEED YOUR HELP REVIEW OF 34TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT THERAPISTS INTRODUCING NEW CMMPS Dr. ROSS TURCHANINOV IS RECIPIENT OF ‘Dr. DAV
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Dr. ROSS TURCHANINOV IS RECIPIENT OF ‘Dr. DAVID G. SIMONS AWARD’

By Mary Preuss 2018 was a triumphant year for The Science of Massage Institute (SOMI), for our current students and for our former students. SOMI clinical expertise was recognized and our MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTO
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Case of the Month Contest 2018

Every year, we ask our readers to vote for the best Case of the Month International Contest from JMS. You choose the best clinical case contribution and the Winner get a SOMI Diploma, a $500 check and the chan
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REVIEW OF 34TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT THERAPISTS

by Kate Simmons, President NAMTPT The NAMTPT hosted another fabulous annual convention this November in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, featuring many diverse classes taught by top-notch instructors. We were lucky to
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CHRONIC PAIN AND BRAIN SELF DEFENSE MECHANISMS: PART II

By Dr. Ross Turchaninov With this article we finish the series of publications on the importance of central mechanisms in somatic rehabilitation we started in issue #1 #2018 (https://www.scienceofmassage.com/20
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS CHRONIC HEADACHE

Theresa Brumble, LMT is close to graduating from our SOMI Medical Massage Program. She recently opened her own clinic where she actively practices MM as part of an integrative approach to somatic rehabilitation
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Good Apples, Bad Apples Issue #4 2018

MASSAGE TODAY Releasing the Body’s Anxiety. Massage Today, 18(10)  By Don McCann, MA, LMT, LMHC, CSETT  Generally speaking this is a good article which correctly establishes correlations between anxiety
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New CMMPS Issue #4, 2018

INTRODUCING SOMI’S NEWEST CMMP We invite you all to join us in CONGRATULATING Laura Righter for earning her place as our newest Certified Medical Massage Practitioner (CMMP)!!! As I see it, Laura was destined