How painful actions give us clues when designing a treatment plan
“Honestly, I’m very surprised,” said my client, an orthopedic surgeon. – I did not expect that after just one session I would feel so much better. I thought that massage gives only a temporary effect, and to consolidate it you need to go through a whole course! After you, the very next day I woke up, and the pain somehow did not happen. I am so pleased!
“But I’m surprised,” I answered. – Could you explain more precisely what it means – “pain as it never happened”? Continue reading
Restoring tissue density is a massage technique based on the theory of Linda LePelli, which states that pain in the structures of the musculoskeletal system is directly related to an increase in tissue density. By restoring normal tissue density, you will thereby relieve your client of pain. In addition, by carefully assessing and comparing the density of different tissues of the client, it is possible to accurately diagnose various problems with the musculoskeletal system before, during and after therapy.
To get started, let us turn our attention to the tissue density rating scale developed by Linda.
Level 0 = sluggish fabric, “hanging”, does not resist the force of gravity. This tissue density indicates that a Continue reading
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 requires us to behave worthily, comply with all norms, laws and regulations, maintain the moral character and prestige of the entire profession, respect for customers and the desire to provide the highest quality services.
In addition, an ethical masseur never crosses professional boundaries and always remains within the framework of his activities, and if necessary directs the client to specialists in other fields. Whatever the ethical masseur does, he always does it for the benefit of the client. Continue reading