What is really important?
Reflections on what a massage therapist needs to develop The massage therapist career requires a flexible mind, a hardy body and, most importantly, their strong connection. We have a great…

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Lymphatic drainage massage
Inflammatory processes (both independent diseases and symptoms) in the modern world are more and more common. This topic has become the subject of many studies, as scientists are constantly finding…

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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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Posture and movement

How the way we move affects who we are

Posture is an object of close attention of massage therapists and chiropractors around the world. Seminars, studies are held on this subject, articles are written, new methods of working with posture constantly appear. Like any phenomenon of reality, which includes the physical characteristics of a person, posture can be subjected to philosophical reflection.

Let’s look at the vertical position of our body from this side, consider at such an angle the difference in the length of the legs, the extension of the head forward and, of course, all of us beloved stoop. Is all this really important? Do we really have to always keep our backs straight? Yes they should. It would seem that this article can be completed on Continue reading

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. So, let’s begin!

First myth

Research cannot be trusted because they are all contradictory – at first they say something is good for health, after a couple of weeks it is called bad, and so on. In fact, everything is not so simple. Any science is based on evidence and evidence, which is constantly increasing. It is extremely rare that one study provides a clear answer to a question without casting a shadow of doubt on the results. Most scientific works are guided by the Continue reading

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 in anatomy for more than thirty years, after each such question I re-read a huge amount of materials to get to the bottom of the truth. The human body is unique – it consists of a great many diverse structures. However, if this diversity goes beyond the scope of classical textbooks on anatomy, many experts refuse to recognize it. On the other hand, many experienced surgeons and anatomists are faced with different variants of the norm literally every day.

One of these “new muscles” that my students told me about is the so-called “sphenoid-mandibular” muscle. Continue reading

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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SPA TREATMENTS FOR MEN
A few years ago, visiting Spa salons was the exclusive prerogative of women. But time moves forward and the stronger sex begins to realize that a real man can afford…

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Movement and the healing process
What do you think: when working with various musculoskeletal injuries, the client should remain motionless or vice versa - will the movement help speed up the recovery process? I believe…

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