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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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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Key concepts of massage psychology
We all know that the work of a massage therapist implies responsibility and commitment to professional ethics - that is why we all need to understand the basic aspects of…

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intervertebral hernia

What does running mean?

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

Seven principles of tissue density recovery

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

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 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

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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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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EFFECTS OF SPA TREATMENTS ON ENERGY AND HUMAN INTERNAL CONDITION
Modern man experiences constant stress due to the high rhythm of life, poor ecology, improper lifestyle, a lot of stress, an overabundance of information. This condition leads to a weakening…

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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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