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Massage for the Critically Ill Patient

Massage is in the forefront of treatment for the critically Ill patients. Many times the├é┬ápatient will have conditions that would be contraindicated for a normal patient. However, by adjusting your treatment for the intent and delivery of touch therapy there … 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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Japanese Tsubo and shiatsu

The practice of massage therapy or anmo massage methods in the Japanese culture started in the six century A.D. The Japanese called the points that the Chinese has taught about but for the most part were called tsubo point in … Continue reading

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Massage Chinese Anmo

One of the earliest cultures where the Chinese in the proliferation of massage techniques. They were one of the first cultures to record and teach techniques called anmo. A British museum holds the key artifacts that prove the 3,000 year … Continue reading

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History of Massage

Massage – Massage is defined as the systematic manipulation of soft tissues of the body. Massage movements vary depending on the modality and the goals that they wish to achieve. A male massage practitioner use to be called a masseur … Continue reading

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