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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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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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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Eastern massage

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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 usually received either instantly: for example, if a leg bent at the knee is curled in some unnatural way. Or damage of this kind develops gradually, due to age-related degenerative processes and / or the constant repetitive stress of these structures.

Symptoms of a meniscus rupture include swelling of tissues on the injured side, pain in the knee joint (sometimes it spreads to other parts of the leg) and loss of the ability to fully extend the leg in the injured knee joint. 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

Stimulating Essential Oils

It’s no secret that aromatherapy is a great way to relax and relieve nervous tension. But sometimes clients come to us complaining of pain, but oils with a sedative effect are not suitable for them: for example, after a session they immediately need to work. Then stimulating essential oils come to our aid.

In addition, their effects will be most welcome when working with clients suffering from arthritis. These oils have a pronounced aroma, they improve blood circulation, remove body waste products, warm and give strength – their therapeutic properties are great for use in sports massage!

Essential oils with a stimulating effect no less than relaxing. Basil, laurel, birch, black pepper, cloves, Continue reading

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How to choose a massage table
Masseurs work with different clients: some are small, others are very tall, some have very broad shoulders, others have hips and so on. That is why a good adjustable massage…

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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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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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