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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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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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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multilevel nerve

The nature of the dislocation of the shoulder joint

Everyone knows that the shoulder joint is the loosest of the joints of the human body and no other can be compared with it in mobility. At the same time, its structure is very unstable – basically, this joint is supported by soft tissues that control its movements and at the same time limit them. Due to such high mobility, the shoulder joint is susceptible to various injuries, especially if the load falls on it at the moment when it is in an unfavorable position from the point of view of biomechanics of movements.

One of these injuries is a dislocation of the shoulder joint, that is, the exit of the head of the humerus from the articular cavity of the scapula. With a dislocation, the soft tissues of the shoulder supporting the joint Continue reading

Stimulating Essential Oils

It’s no secret that aromatherapy is a great way to relax and relieve nervous tension. But sometimes clients come to us complaining of pain, but oils with a sedative effect are not suitable for them: for example, after a session they immediately need to work. Then stimulating essential oils come to our aid.

In addition, their effects will be most welcome when working with clients suffering from arthritis. These oils have a pronounced aroma, they improve blood circulation, remove body waste products, warm and give strength – their therapeutic properties are great for use in sports massage!

Essential oils with a stimulating effect no less than relaxing. Basil, laurel, birch, black pepper, cloves, Continue reading

6 tests to diagnose finger joint injuries

Finger Mobility Tests

A person’s finger has three joints, and normally each of these joints should have a full range of motion, and reaching the extreme points of these ranges should not cause pain. However, joint pain is a common problem, not only among our clients, but also ourselves – massage therapists and manual therapists.

Today I will tell you about a couple of simple tests that will help you make the right diagnosis for a client who comes with complaints of pain in the hands. To get started, try all the tests I have proposed on yourself – this is a great way to feel these movements yourself and understand what strength and pressure should be Continue reading

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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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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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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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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