6 tests to diagnose finger joint injuries
Finger Mobility Tests A person’s finger has three joints, and normally each of these joints should have a full range of motion, and reaching the extreme points of these ranges…

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Round pronator syndrome
Infringement of the nerves of the upper extremities is a common cause of pain and temporary disability. In the life of a modern person there are a lot of repetitive…

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Ayurvedic massage
Let's go back to antiquity when there were no antibiotics, but there were special treatment techniques, instead of pills and injections, the sensitive fingers of a masseur. The word "massage"…

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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

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Throughout my career as an anatomy teacher at the university, my students have asked me several times about muscles that I did not know existed. Since I have been engaged…

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How the most vigorous massage therapists eat
My experience with colleagues allows me to say without exaggeration that massage therapists are one of the most generous and sympathetic people on the planet. Of course, we all know…

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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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WHAT IS OSTEOCHONDROSIS AND HOW TO FIGHT WITH IT?
Probably, not even being a doctor, you have repeatedly paid attention to the fact that in some families, a healthy spine is transmitted from generation to generation, while in others,…

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