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Injury assessment (Being a private eye)

The patient presented with shoulder pain from a car accident that happened 3 months ago. The patient said that he had been to a physician and no diagnosis was given because nothing wrong could be found. Nevertheless, the pain persisted … Continue reading

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Effects of massage on the Nervous system

Massage and the nervous system, since the nervous system is the bodies main source of control and sensation it would stand to reason that massage would greatly affect the function or dysfunction. Breaking down the nervous system is consist of … Continue reading

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Systems of Massage

Massage systems and methods of today, descend from the Swedish, German, French, English, Chinese, and Japanese systems. The Most popular of these being Swedish. The Swedish system is based on the western concepts of anatomy and physiology. Swedish uses strokes … Continue reading

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Modern Massage techniques

The development of Modern Massage techniques in the early part of the nineteenth century was a well respected English surgeon and a practitioner of chirurgy. Chirurgy is defined as healing with the hands. Per Henrik Ling of Smaaland, Sweden, has … Continue reading

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