Helping Incorporate Research and Manual Techniques into your Massage Therapy Practice! Quick Story: Over the last 8yrs I had the privilege to treat a patent with severe OA of the right hip. Manual Therapy along with Active exercises prevented him from having surgery until 1 week after we shot videos for the Online Hip and Pelvis Course. You can … [Read more...]
(VIDEO INSIDE) Got Painful Hips?
Helping Incorporate Research and Manual Techniques into your Massage Therapy Practice! Here's some research from The Bone & Joint Journal into the inner workings of why your hip may be painful. The distribution of nociceptive innervation in the painful hip: a histological investigation. Abstract Our understanding of the origin of hip … [Read more...]
Decrease Pain in Patients with Knee OA
Here's a nice paper documenting that patients with Knee OA pain had global decrease in deep tissue pressure sensitivity and had significantly lower resting pain after treatment of the joint tissues (joint Mobilization). Treatment of just the skin alone (manual cutaneous input) did not provide this same effect. Read the original abstract … [Read more...]