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ortopedic massage


Orthopedic Massage vs. Medical Massage: Are We Using the Correct Terminology?By James Waslaski Several weeks ago, after discussing my mother’s “medical” condition with her surgeon, I realized how vital it is for our profession to establish the differences between medical and orthopedic massage. My mother had a critical medical condition called a dissecting aortic aneurysm, in which she exhibited low …

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What is massage? Massage is a “hands-on” treatment in which a therapist manipulates muscles and other soft tissues of the body to improve health and well-being. Varieties of massage range from gentle stroking and kneading of muscles and other soft tissues to deeper manual techniques. Massage has been practiced as a healing therapy for centuries in nearly every culture around …

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benefites of the massage


Massage therapy not only provides relaxation and relief to muscle strain and fatigue, a therapeutic massage may improve your health. There are many benefits to massage therapy, including physical, emotional, and physiological improvements in the body. Why Get a Massage?Imagine a long day of standing on cement floors, lifting heavy boxes, or sitting at a desk. Your back is killing …

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massager and Back Pain Caused by Rectus Abdominis Trigger Points


Back Pain Caused by Rectus Abdominis Trigger PointsBack pain is a common complaint among massage clients, and symptoms such as pain across the mid-back or low-back pain over the sacrum below the iliac crest in the gluteal region could be the result of myofascial trigger points in the rectus abdominis. (Figure 1) According to Simons and Travell, “An active trigger …

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back pain And massage


Back pain is one of the most frequent complaints by massage therapists and their clients. In fact, 15 percent to 20 percent of Americans report back pain yearly, and 80 percent will suffer from at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime.2 A number of risk factors have been determined, including smoking, being overweight and poor physical fitness. …

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Calcium for Weight Loss


Calcium for Weight LossA study recently published in the most recent issue of the British Journal of Nutrition has shown that boosting calcium consumption spurs weight loss, but only in people whose diets are deficient in the mineral. The 15-week weight loss program was conducted on obese women and the participants consumed an average of less than 600 mg of …

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What is a Multiple Orgasm?


Multiple Orgasms“All women are [physiologically] capable of having multiple orgasms,” says Barbara Bartlik, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY. So why aren’t more women keeping their neighbors awake at night with their moans of pleasure? “Women, and their partners, don’t usually try to have multiple orgasms,” says Bartlik. And …

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Don’t let your partner remain silent on these issues


5 Steps to a Healthy Sex Life Use a condom every time you have sexual intercourse. Latex condoms offer the best protection against sexually transmitted infections for people having sexual intercourse. Talk with your partners before the heat of passion. Partners should care about each other and be interested in one another’s pleasure, comfort, and health. Be open. Let your …

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You think it’s a great way to get or keep a guy or girl.


Here are some terms you may hear when people talk about oral sex: Fellatio — This is when a guy’s penis is taken into a partner’s mouth and licked or sucked. The testicles can be orally stimulated also. The guy can ejaculate inside the partner’s mouth (followed by a spit or a swallow) or ejaculate outside it. Lots of guys …

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What Is Good Brain Food?


What Is Good Brain Food? Diet tips for staying in top mental health. We know that the foods we eat affect the body. But they may have even more of an influence on how the brain works. We know that the foods we eat affect the body. But they may have even more of an influence on how the brain …

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Women and Men , difrences in health


Women and Men ,difrences in health When it comes to health, there are many crucial health differences between men and women. Yet many women do not know that they react differently to some medications, are more vulnerable to some diseases, and may have different symptoms. The Society for Women’s Health Research brought attention to sex differences in initiating the groundbreaking …

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