The effect of massage on the body
Massage has a diverse physiological effect on the body. Subjective sensations during and after massage, with the right choice of massage techniques and the method of their use, dosages are…

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Meniscus tear diagnostics
Almost everyone has a friend or relative who has ever landed on the operating table due to a rupture of the meniscus of the knee joint. Such an injury is…

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Sophia Loren: the secrets of harmony
Tilt to the feet Standing, lean forward, knees are straightened, head and arms hang down, fingers touch the floor. You should feel how the muscles of your back and legs…

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Rectus femoris muscle

The rectus femoris muscle divides the front of the thigh in two and is located between the tailor muscle and the tensor of the broad fascia of the thigh. The rectus femoris muscle is the longest of all four heads of the quadriceps femoris — it is the only one that crosses the hip joint and is located most superficially. The rectus femoris muscle is bifurcated – its fibers go obliquely to the tendon located in the middle, attaching to it from two sides. Due to this structure, more muscle fibers are located on each section of this muscle compared to muscles that have a parallel arrangement of fibers, which provides it with great potential physical strength. It is the two-pinned arrangement of the fibers that makes this muscle the primary engine for flexion of the thigh and extension of the leg at the knee.

The rectus femoris muscle pulls the thigh bone forward in the hip joint when a person throws the shin forward in the limb transfer phase when walking. At the end of this movement, the heel of the forward foot takes the position Continue reading

Sports massage

In a previous article on sports massage, we talked about three key principles that distinguish this type of massage from classic, relaxing, general, and many others. Today we would like to discuss in detail the third principle, the essence of which is to correctly determine the goal of therapy – improving mobility, flexibility, stability or neural connections, that is, control of the central nervous system over the musculoskeletal system.

Mobility is the maximum available range of motion in a particular joint, which in orthopedics is usually Continue reading

“The effect of massage on the human body”

Probably everyone who has at least an approximate idea of ​​a procedure such as massage knows that massage is good. Massage relaxes or tones, heals, strengthens, improves, etc. etc. Thousands of scientific treatises have been written about the positive impact of massage procedures on the human body.

In support of this, there are vivid historical examples. For example, everyone heard the name Hippocrates – this is an outstanding doctor of the past, the father of modern medicine. Hippocrates lived in Ancient Greece, actively promoted massage, used it to treat patients and received excellent results.

However, few people know another name – Herodicos. Herodicos was a friend of his contemporary and Continue reading

Essential oils and emotions
We all heard about the various therapeutic effects of essential oils: some help fight colds and infections, others have an antibacterial effect, others invigorate and make us more attentive ...…

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Meniscus tear diagnostics
Almost everyone has a friend or relative who has ever landed on the operating table due to a rupture of the meniscus of the knee joint. Such an injury is…

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Dangerous trait
Thanks to the brave women participating in the movement, who decided to openly condemn sexual harassment in various spheres of society, the whole world started talking about the fact that…

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Why self-care is so important to a massage therapist
In my seminars on orthopedics and massage, which I hold around the world, I always put emphasis on the importance of taking care of one's own health in the life…

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