Massage and sciatic nerve neuralgia
The most common cause of sciatic nerve neuralgia (sciatica, lumbosacral radiculitis) - one of the longest nerves of the human body that runs from the sacral plexus to the foot…

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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…

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Massage strengthens the immune system and helps fight viruses
More and more studies indicate that massage helps strengthen immunity during the rise in the incidence of SARS, influenza, and other infections and viruses. Many people are now looking for…

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Muscle sprains and tears

Muscles, like any other soft tissues of our body, are easily damaged. Stretching muscles is a common trauma, damage to muscle fibers that occurs under the influence of excessive tensile stress.

However, it should be noted that not only tensile forces are often to blame for this kind of muscle damage – a combination of muscle tension and contraction can be the cause of such an injury.

Stretching can occur if a muscle that is in a contracted state is subjected to excessive stress, tension. Due to the nature of muscle mechanics, stretching is more likely with eccentric contractions than with Continue reading

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 are stretched. The point of the exercise is to provide gravity to gently stretch your muscles. Do not sway, otherwise the muscles will not stretch, but strain. I perform this exercise 2-3 times.

Head tilts
While standing, lower your head to your chest, touch your chest with your chin. Then lean your head back and look at the ceiling. Raising your shoulders slightly, move your head from side to side. Each time you feel the neck muscles stretch.

Hand exercises
Standing, pull your hand up as high as possible. Hold her at the highest point for a few seconds. Repeat with the other Continue reading

Massotherapy

An effective tool for the treatment of various diseases and injuries is currently therapeutic massage. It helps restore normal activity of the whole organism. Massage is part of a range of therapeutic measures carried out in hospitals, sanatoriums, clinics, medical institutions. Therapeutic massage has its own classification, which is based on the nature of the disease. So, massage is given for injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, massage for diseases of the respiratory system, massage for diseases of the organs involved in digestion, etc. The method of performing massage may vary depending on the nature of a disease.
1. For injuries or diseases of the musculoskeletal system, the massage technique is divided into massage Continue reading

How do massage therapists get injured at work?
Massage is hard physical work, and in order to ensure professional longevity, we must take care of our health. The first step to the prevention of injuries that may lead…

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Three myths about massage research
Today, the author of the article, a scientist, massage therapist and teacher, will tell you about the three most common misconceptions related to scientific research in the field of massage.…

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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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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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