Thanks to the brave women participating in the movement, who decided to openly condemn sexual harassment in various spheres of society, the whole world started talking about the fact that in our society there is no place for such phenomena, the importance of sexual education and the prevention of violence against women and men. A massage room is a miniature society and, unfortunately, massage therapists around the world often face the problem of sexual harassment.
Quite often, we are talking about unethical masseurs who violate the personal space of the client, but the opposite situation is not less common, or even more often. Almost every massage therapist, including me, Continue reading
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 cases it develops suddenly for no apparent reason).
• About 80-90% of cases of idiopathic scoliosis occur on right-side curvature (dextroscoliosis, Fig. 1), while left-side curvature (levoscoliosis) is much less common. (1).
• Scoliosis is more common in people with pathologies of the inner ear, but less often in people with a complete hearing loss (2)
• In our hominid ancestors, such as Australopithecus, scoliosis was much more common than in modern humans, Continue reading
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 to discuss in detail the third principle, the essence of which is to correctly determine the goal of therapy – improving mobility, flexibility, stability or neural connections, that is, control of the central nervous system over the musculoskeletal system.
Mobility is the maximum available range of motion in a particular joint, which in orthopedics is usually Continue reading