The Glabella is a pretty obscure anatomical structure. The Glabella is described as the skin between the eyebrows and above the nose.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.
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is an exercise-induced condition that causes pain, swelling and in severe cases there is associated numbness.
Anyone can develop chronic exertional compartment syndrome, but it's more common to occur in runners. Rest and conservative interventions usually allow symptoms to resolve.Read More
The most commonly reported symptoms are occipital headache, blurry vision, nausea, dizziness, balance problems, a “foggy feeling,” difficulty with concentration, difficulty with memory, fatigue, confusion, drowsiness, and irritability.
Image Credit: Andreas Vesalius' Fabrica, published in 1543, showing the base of the human brain, including optic chiasma, cerebellum, olfactory bulbs, etc.
Massage therapy combined with active and passive stretching has been proposed as a potential adjunctive treatment for Dupuytren’s disease. It is a technique that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects, it is worth investigating the effects of massage therapy for attenuating dupuytren's disease progression and recurrence.Read More
I was late getting around to posting this list but I wanted to highlight some of my favorite research papers from 2016.
Topics vary from paper to paper, but the crux of all of these papers is the adaptability within the human body - BIOPLASTICTY BABY!