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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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Ayurvedic massage
Let's go back to antiquity when there were no antibiotics, but there were special treatment techniques, instead of pills and injections, the sensitive fingers of a masseur. The word "massage"…

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Massage, double crash syndrome and axoplasmic current
Nerve compression is a common cause of pain and discomfort. In some cases, compression of several sections of the same nerve is observed at once, which can be located at…

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Meniscus tear diagnostics

Almost everyone has a friend or relative who has ever landed on the operating table due to a rupture of the meniscus of the knee joint. Such an injury is usually received either instantly: for example, if a leg bent at the knee is curled in some unnatural way. Or damage of this kind develops gradually, due to age-related degenerative processes and / or the constant repetitive stress of these structures.

Symptoms of a meniscus rupture include swelling of tissues on the injured side, pain in the knee joint (sometimes it spreads to other parts of the leg) and loss of the ability to fully extend the leg in the injured knee joint. Continue reading

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 responsibility – we must not only help our clients, but also serve as an example for them of a responsible and informed attitude to our health. I believe that the cornerstone of our success in the field of massage and a long career is taking care of ourselves and adhering to the principles of personal ethics.

The ethical framework defines the professional boundaries of what is permitted and guides us in the Continue reading

Headache and injuries of the ligaments of the cervical vertebrae

Question: True or not: headaches can occur due to damage to the ligaments of the vertebrae C5, C6 and C7.

Answer: A reflected headache usually occurs only when the ligaments of the upper cervical vertebrae are damaged.

Headache is often reflected pain (radiating) and occurs due to damage to the ligaments of the vertebrae C2 and C3 (supraspinatus and transversal ligaments). Of course, there can be many causes of headaches Continue reading

Sophia Loren: the secrets of harmony
Tilt to the feet Standing, lean forward, knees are straightened, head and arms hang down, fingers touch the floor. You should feel how the muscles of your back and legs…

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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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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…

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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…

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