May 2017 - monthly list of noteworthy finds

Welcome to the May edition of the First Friday Five

I have committed myself to compiling a monthly list of recent noteworthy finds applicable to massage therapy. Posts are designed to be short and will go out the first friday of every month. As always, please let me know your requests and suggestions through email or social media.

Book Recommendation
The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis

Blog Recommendation
I recently put a blog post together highlighting research around Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

YouTube Recommendation
A Neurofascial Approach to Jaw Pain - Michael Hamm

Blog Recommendation
The Great Ice vs. Heat Confusion Debacle (Pain Science)

Research Recommendation
Morikawa, Y., Takamoto, K., Nishimaru, H., Taguchi, T., Urakawa, S., Sakai, S., Ono, T., Nishijo, H. (2017). Compression at Myofascial Trigger Point on Chronic Neck Pain Provides  Pain Relief through the Prefrontal Cortex and Autonomic Nervous System: A Pilot Study. Front Neurosci. (OPEN ACCESS)