Each therapist, based on their background, will have different interpretations, ideas and uses of Medical Massage. My background comes from Massage School (CCMT), graduated 8/2002, straight into a Medical Massage Program at Hartford Hospital CT, after doing a clinical (field course) at the same place, graduating 1/2003, plus 30 years in Emergency Medicine, including working

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What is energy work? Practitioners of energy work claim there is a subtle human energy field which they can detect with their hands. By placing their hands on or over their subject, they are able to correct imbalances and unblock blocked energy. Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Chakra Balancing, and Polarity Therapy are all various forms of

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At clinic class, which was off-site from the school, I had chosen a hospital to work at, a patient, approximately 70 year old male, his chief complaint was that he kept spilling his coffee, his arm would shake and the forearm pronate, or turn inward, and the coffee spill out. I worked his entire right

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I was still in Massage School and went home for the holidays, stayed with my sister who runs an Inn, and she told me there was someone at the bar who had fallen off a horse and was unable to sit down, asking if I could do anything? I knew some techniques and was willing

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You can look up how to stretch a particular muscle or muscle group, but can you do it smarter? Look up the action of a muscle; take for example the Psoas, there’s a muscle that often needs stretching in our sit down lifestyle. I’m simplifying here, as each piece of the Psoas has a slightly

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Picture a bow and arrow, forget the arrow, and remove the rope attached to the ends of the bow, and the bow will straighten up. Expand this to the spine, and more, the bones go where the tissue tensions pull them. This is a simplified model for Scoliosis.               The Spine is not one rod

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