The hypothesis that massage therapy effects the progression of post-operative frozen shoulder by inhibiting inflammatory processes and affecting the development of fibrosis by mediating differential cytokine production warrants further research.Read More
The RMT Education Project
Interpreting and applying research to the field of massage therapy.
Posts look at ideas, discoveries and developments in the fields of sports medicine, neuroscience, pain physiology and clinical anatomy.
A comprehensive treatment should incorporate a number of rehabilitation strategies for based on patient-specific assessment findings including, but not limited to:
• Manual Therapy (neurodynamic mobilization, classic massage, joint mobilizations)
• Acupuncture/ electroacupuncture (local, segmental and distal stimulation sites)
• Education on psychosocial factors (eg. BPS framework of pain, fear avoidance)
• Remedial Loading Programs (eg. static stretching, concentric, eccentric, isometric)