Posture and movement
How the way we move affects who we are Posture is an object of close attention of massage therapists and chiropractors around the world. Seminars, studies are held on this…

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WHAT IS OSTEOCHONDROSIS AND HOW TO FIGHT WITH IT?
Probably, not even being a doctor, you have repeatedly paid attention to the fact that in some families, a healthy spine is transmitted from generation to generation, while in others,…

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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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Jivaku Kumara

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

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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Throughout my career as an anatomy teacher at the university, my students have asked me several times about muscles that I did not know existed. Since I have been engaged…

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Muscle sprains and tears
Muscles, like any other soft tissues of our body, are easily damaged. Stretching muscles is a common trauma, damage to muscle fibers that occurs under the influence of excessive tensile…

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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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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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