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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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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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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The nature of the dislocation of the shoulder joint

Everyone knows that the shoulder joint is the loosest of the joints of the human body and no other can be compared with it in mobility. At the same time, its structure is very unstable – basically, this joint is supported by soft tissues that control its movements and at the same time limit them. Due to such high mobility, the shoulder joint is susceptible to various injuries, especially if the load falls on it at the moment when it is in an unfavorable position from the point of view of biomechanics of movements.

One of these injuries is a dislocation of the shoulder joint, that is, the exit of the head of the humerus from the articular cavity of the scapula. With a dislocation, the soft tissues of the shoulder supporting the joint Continue reading

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 movements – during the day we work at the computer, in the evening we relax, use phones and so on – this is what is considered the main reason for the development of these problems. The same applies to people engaged in manual labor – various tunnel syndromes not only worry office workers. Many people, faced with such problems, turn to massage therapists.

If a client comes to you with complaints of pain in the upper limb, the first thing you need to do is to Continue reading

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 new connections between various diseases and inflammation. Among these diseases are the ones we encounter every day: for example, simple injuries, tissue damage or musculoskeletal pain, and others, for example, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and cancer.

Inflammation is a natural reaction of an organism to a threat, an attempt to protect itself and recover, to get rid of certain irritants of microorganisms or pathogens. However, in the long run, inflammation can lead to tissue damage, which, in turn, leads to the development of special molecules that re-launch inflammatory processes. Such a vicious circle can ultimately cause a disruption in the functioning of a variety of tissues and organs, especially 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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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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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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Massage therapist ethics
Ethics - the doctrine of moral principles and acceptable behavior in a particular situation or society. Ethics can be individual, group or professional. In our field of activity, professional ethics…

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