Tag Archives: Range of Motion

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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Active Range of Motion verses Passive Range of Motion

The difference between Active Range of Motion testing and passive Range of Motion is primarily the difference between the patient assisting you and being fully relaxed. Active Range of Motion is when you are constantly checking in with the patient … Continue reading

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Thai Massage

In thai massage much like the chinese the thai massage concerns itself with over 72,000 meridan points on the body. Those points are concentrated on channels and those channels are mainly blocked in the modern person in America. Thai massage … Continue reading

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Effects of massage on the muscular system

Massage benefits the muscular system in development by stimulating the circulatory system, stimulating the nervous system sensory neurons, and stimulating cell activity. Regular massage in a standard interval will tone, firm and make muscles more flexible. Massage is also effective … Continue reading

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