60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques

60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #6
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Body Mechanics

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and S. Ryason, LMT Massage therapy is an incredible profession. It is a great way to help people on many different levels, from stress reduction to addressing various medical conditions.
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #6
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Palpation of the Anterior Neck

by Dr. J. Muscolino, DC Dr. J. Muscolino gave our Journal permission to re-print article he wrote for the Massage Therapy Journal (Spring 2006, pp159-164). We greatly appreciated his contribution to our Journ
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #5
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 4

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This article concludes our discussion of the science of Trigger Point Therapy (TPT). We would like our readers to reference our previous TPT articles as this
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #4
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 3

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This is the third part of our article. In the first two parts we discussed the nature of trigger points in the skeletal muscles, as well as their different
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #4
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Speed of Massage Strokes

by S. Ryason, LMT The topic of this article seems very trivial, but in our profession the important subject of the speed of massage strokes is very frequently misunderstood and even disregarded. The massage pra
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #3
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 2

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT In the first article we briefly reviewed the history of the trigger point concept as well as major mechanisms of the trigger point formation. This part of
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #3
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SARKISOV-SIRASINI’S FRICTION (SSF)

by O. Bouimer, LMT and Ross Turchaninov, MD I. M. Sarkisov-Sirasini, MD was the principal scientist who developed the concept of Russian Sports Massage. In 1957, he proposed the use of friction which combined d
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #1 Science of Medical Massage
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Shovel Technique

Science of Medical Massage   This technique is a part of the vast collection of medical massage techniques and protocols to be found in Video Library of Medical Massage Protocols. Shovel Technique by RJ S
60 Variations of 7 Basic Techniques Journal of Massage Science 2009 #1 Science of Therapeutic and Stress Reducing Massage
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Friction-Kneading (FK)

  by Dr. Ross Turchaninov, MD   The phenomenon of adaptation is one of the practitioner’s greatest hindrances to building a successful massage practice when working within the boundaries of stre