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…

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How the most vigorous massage therapists eat
My experience with colleagues allows me to say without exaggeration that massage therapists are one of the most generous and sympathetic people on the planet. Of course, we all know…

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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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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

How do massage therapists get injured at work?
Massage is hard physical work, and in order to ensure professional longevity, we must take care of our health. The first step to the prevention of injuries that may lead…

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How do massage therapists get injured at work?
Massage is hard physical work, and in order to ensure professional longevity, we must take care of our health. The first step to the prevention of injuries that may lead…

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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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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…

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