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…

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Ayurvedic oil massage
Experience suggests that people react to different types of sensory signals in different ways. So, for some, sound has a particularly strong effect, so these people are most susceptible to…

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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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musculoskeletal injuries

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

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Massage Therapists

The time has come to choose the perfect gifts for your near and dear ones – a great time for us, massage therapists and manual therapists!

December and January often turn out to be the busiest months for us, but just at this time we can ensure a stable flow of new customers for the whole next year! Of course, we are all used to relying on our reputation, recommendations and regular customers. Of course, these are the very three whales on which the practice of any successful massage therapist or clinic is based. But do not forget that the new year is a time of magic! It is during these months that we are ready to spend more than usual on gifts for ourselves, our friends and relatives, and for many people a massage or manual therapy session is the best gift. If you approach the issue Continue reading

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 subject, articles are written, new methods of working with posture constantly appear. Like any phenomenon of reality, which includes the physical characteristics of a person, posture can be subjected to philosophical reflection.

Let’s look at the vertical position of our body from this side, consider at such an angle the difference in the length of the legs, the extension of the head forward and, of course, all of us beloved stoop. Is all this really important? Do we really have to always keep our backs straight? Yes they should. It would seem that this article can be completed on Continue reading

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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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Three myths about massage research
Today, the author of the article, a scientist, massage therapist and teacher, will tell you about the three most common misconceptions related to scientific research in the field of massage.…

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What does running mean?
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