Four Science Backed Ways Massage Makes You Feel Better

Four Science Backed Ways Massage Makes You Feel Better

When it comes to mechanism of action I have been working on an elevator pitch geared towards other health professionals. This pitch is based off a biopsychosocial model, which helps put into context the interconnected and multidirectional interaction between: physiology, thoughts, emotions, behaviors, culture, and beliefs. 

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Massage Therapy For The Rotator Cuff

Massage Therapy For The Rotator Cuff

Initial management of rotator cuff injuries includes relative rest, modification of painful activities, and an exercise program guided to regain motion and strength. Additionally a comprehensive treatment of rotator cuff injuries could incorporate a number of rehabilitation strategies based on patient-specific assessment findings

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and pain in the hand and fingers (particularly the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers). These symptoms are often the result of median nerve irritation in the wrist or forearm.

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Updated Biopsychosocial Model of Massage Therapy

Updated Biopsychosocial Model of Massage Therapy

My current goal is to promote the value of massage therapy to medical professionals by synthesizing and simplifying noteworthy finds and best available supporting evidence applicable to massage therapy.

As part of an upcoming presentation I have put together a post outlining potential responses to massage therapy, here is a brief excerpt.

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