Issue #1 2015

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News from the Clinic: Plantar Fasciitis

Two weeks ago we had unusual patient in our office. The patient in her early fifties and very fit. Four years ago she did a lot of step aerobics and started to have pain on the bottom of the right foot. She con
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APPRECIATION AWARD 2014

There are four major national massage publications in the United States, which is more than any other country. Each publication tries to inform massage practitioners on a wide variety of topics. During 2014, th
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Winner for Best 2014 Case of the Month

Dear Readers, Our winner of the Case of the Month Contest for 2014 is Holley Eubank, CMT, from California. Fifty one percent of JMS readers voted for her article titled Medical Massage vs Multilayered Pathology
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PERSON OF THE MONTH ISSUE #1 2015

I met Holley Eubank during one of our Medical Massage seminars. There was something special about her since she raised very important questions during the theoretical presentation of the Medical Massage concept
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR ISSUE #1 2015

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome to the Issue #1, 2015 of JMS. We start this year with some changes in the structure of the journal. Here is what you find in the new issue of JMS: Thanks for voting! We n
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Good Apples, Bad Apples Issue #1 2015

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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HOW MASSAGE HEALS THE BODY:
CLINICAL APPLICATION OF GATE CONTROL AND NEUROMATRIX THEORIES OF PAIN

by Dr. Ross Turchaninov In Part I of this article published in Issue #3, 2014 of JMS we discussed the Gate Control Theory of Pain and its clinical applications. Part II published in Issue #4, 2014 of JMS cover
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MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE AS A SUPPORTIVE THERAPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ASCITES

by John F. Mramor, MA, LMT, CLT, NCTMB, CR, RM This is the first part of an article about Ascites and its manual treatment, submitted to JMS by John F. Mramor, LMT. At the beginning I would like to mention the
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News from the Clinic Issue #1 2015

We had an unusual case for the medical massage application. The patient had a severe case of left side Trigeminal Nerve Neuralgia for almost 5 months due to the nerve compression by the arterial loop inside the
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MEDICAL MASSAGE VS CHRONIC ELBOW PAIN

This contribution by Shea Shulman, LMT, CLT is an excellent example of what Periostal Massage can do for patients. Overall, any pathological conditions associated with trauma or inflammation in the periosteum m