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Vertiver – Essential Oil Vertiver is used for a couple of reasons to balance hormones and nerves in the body. Its odor is an earthly quality which can smell like burnt cypress. It is derived from the root of the … 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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It’s all about the pain

Sports massage or massage during training is also defined as “restorative, preventative, and maintenance massage” which are all beneficial for the athlete. They all allow the athlete to perform as their personal peak without sustaining injury during the training and … 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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Nerve Entrapment Syndromes

Starting at the beginning naming the nerve entrapment syndromes that are covered in this chapter and they are: Cubital tunnel Syndrome, Pronator Teres Syndrome, Radial Tunnel Syndrome, Carpal tunnel Syndrome. Comparing these syndromes to each other in general comprises the … Continue reading

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