How many eyes does a massage therapist have?
From the moment the client entered our office, and until his departure, we must carefully monitor him. Full immersion in the process of examining the client and a thorough analysis…

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Massage history
Even in ancient times, massage was known as a remedy. Massage was used by primitive people. Obviously, stroking, rubbing, kneading the sore spot at first was purely instinctive. It was…

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New
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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physical form

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How many eyes does a massage therapist have?

From the moment the client entered our office, and until his departure, we must carefully monitor him. Full immersion in the process of examining the client and a thorough analysis of all the “prompts” available to your senses, left by the client’s body and body, can provide boundless amounts of information that will help you choose the most effective technique for this particular case and develop a treatment strategy. The result will be healthy and satisfied customers!

Of course, we are all used to relying on our eyesight – with our own eyes we can see the client’s gait, his posture, movements, mental and emotional state. But this is only the beginning. Each massage therapist Continue reading

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 should not cause pain. However, joint pain is a common problem, not only among our clients, but also ourselves – massage therapists and manual therapists.

Today I will tell you about a couple of simple tests that will help you make the right diagnosis for a client who comes with complaints of pain in the hands. To get started, try all the tests I have proposed on yourself – this is a great way to feel these movements yourself and understand what strength and pressure should be Continue reading

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 of a massage therapist. After all, attention to yourself is the key to a long career and the absence of professional injuries. I recommend to all my students to stretch during the working day and strengthen muscles, doing sports in their free time – only this way of life will allow you to approach your work with clients as efficiently as possible.

I myself realized the value of taking care of myself three years ago. Unfortunately, I came to this through pain – I developed the syndrome of the upper chest aperture, and the pain was so strong that it was Continue reading

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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…

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AROMATHERAPY AND ITS IMPACT ON HUMAN.
These are smells that return us to vivid pictures of childhood or to a state of crazy youthful love, excite us or immerse us in a state of deep meditation…

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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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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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