Category Archives: Anatomy-Physiology

Anatomy and physiology of the human body includes the art form and natural movement of the muscles, bones, and other structures of the body.

Travell’s First Tape Introduction

Janet Travell’s first tape covering an introduction to Trigger Point therapy. Muscle pain assessment of myofascial pain must be palpated to determine a course of treatment, when you find a trigger point or taught band within the muscle you can … Continue reading

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Journey through Travell-Trigger Point Training

I find myself in the midst of Travell and Simons Trigger Point Therapy Video Tape Library. What a wealth of information presented by physicians that work in myofascial Pain therapy. Truly, a massage therapist’s holly grail of treatment techniques. If … Continue reading

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E-stim or Electrical Stimulation

For years pain management has been using Electrical Stimulation of muscles or E-stim for short to reduce or eliminate pain so people can enjoy every day life. E-stim uses AC or alternating  current to jostle or push the receptors of … Continue reading

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Massage Therapy

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic and often progressive condition that primarily involves pain and inflammation of the joints of the spine. When used with massage therapy a greater quality of life can be achieved allowing the patient a more … Continue reading

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Parkinson disease

Parkinson’s disease (also known as Parkinson disease or PD) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs the sufferer’s motor skills, speech, and other functions (Parkinson’s Disease, 2008). Parkinson’s disease belongs to a group of conditions neurological … Continue reading

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