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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Movement and the healing process
What do you think: when working with various musculoskeletal injuries, the client should remain motionless or vice versa - will the movement help speed up the recovery process? I believe…

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Why self-care is so important to a massage therapist
In my seminars on orthopedics and massage, which I hold around the world, I always put emphasis on the importance of taking care of one's own health in the life…

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Movement and the healing process

What do you think: when working with various musculoskeletal injuries, the client should remain motionless or vice versa – will the movement help speed up the recovery process?

I believe that the second option is absolutely true and that’s why: when the body is stationary, muscle adhesions (adhesions) and scar tissue form much faster, which slows down the healing process. Scar tissue can form both within the damaged tissue and go beyond them. In the first case, scar tissue replaces the tissues of the tendon, ligament or muscle itself. In the second case, scar tissue is formed between damaged and gradually restored tissues and healthy tissues of adjacent fascia, bones, muscles, ligaments, Continue reading

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. So, let’s begin!

First myth

Research cannot be trusted because they are all contradictory – at first they say something is good for health, after a couple of weeks it is called bad, and so on. In fact, everything is not so simple. Any science is based on evidence and evidence, which is constantly increasing. It is extremely rare that one study provides a clear answer to a question without casting a shadow of doubt on the results. Most scientific works are guided by the Continue reading

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 table is not a luxury, but a necessity for a massage therapist. Medical services should be as inclusive as possible and massage is no exception.

The table should be wide, it should have enough space for the client of any physique. Convenient for the client and, most importantly, a massage therapist, the table will allow the latter to use the massage techniques, techniques and methods as efficiently as possible, without causing the client discomfort. The Continue reading

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, 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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The art of chocolate massage
Chocolate massage is an amazing remedy for stress and bad mood. After all, with each session, you find yourself in a chocolate country and as if returning to childhood. Everyone…

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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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