Scoliosis
Scoliosis - the pathology is very mysterious, and sometimes even completely surprising. And that's why: • About 85% of cases of scoliosis are idiopathic in nature (that is, in such…

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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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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…

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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 made at the earliest stages of development of traditional medicine. It was established that many centuries ago, massage was used as a remedy by the peoples living on the islands of the Pacific Ocean.
The origin of the word “massage” does not have the same explanation for different specialists. Some believe that it came from the Arabic “mass” or “masch” – “gently press, touch,” others – from the Greek “masso” – “squeeze hands”, and others – from the Latin “massa” – “stick to fingers”. But whatever the origin of the word, the essence of the massage remains the same. 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 expressed in the appearance of a feeling of pleasant warmth throughout the body, improving well-being and increasing overall tone. If the massage is not used correctly, general weakness, a feeling of being overwhelmed, and other negative general and local reactions can occur. Such phenomena are often observed with an overdose of massage movements, even in healthy people, but especially in the elderly, in whom the tissues have increased sensitivity. Continue reading

Thai massage basics

Thai massage is the oldest method of traditional Thai medicine. All of his techniques are a combination of pressure, stretching and twisting, that is, a complex system of action on the human body.

Pressure is a means of stimulating the energy channels, and twisting and stretching stimulate the muscles. Thai massage specialist tool – feet, hands, thumbs, elbows and knees. The calm pace and smooth movements characteristic of Thai massage exclude sharp pressing and stretching too strong.

Folk tradition calls the founder of Thai massage Jivaku Kumara Bhachu, who is also known by the name Shiuago Comparaj. He lived about 2500 years ago, was a doctor, a friend of Buddha. According to the theory Continue reading

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Lymphatic drainage massage
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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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