The shoulder girdle is probably better described as a shoulder corset. This Digital COMT by Dr. Joe Muscolino video describes why.
6 Simple Ways to Create a Healthy Lifestyle Today
Here are six easy-to-implement strategies to help you begin creating a healthy lifestyle today. Small changes can be the start that you need…
Massage Therapy Continuing Education
The value of massage therapy continuing education is often dependent on learning how to apply fundamental skill sets of manual therapy.
Painful Connections: Densification Versus Fibrosis of Fascia
The authors postulated that the deep fascia could be subjected to at least two different kinds of alterations: fibrosus and densification.
FREE DCOMT video – Client Stable on the Table
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Client Stable on the Table. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Myofascial Trigger Point Treatment and Lactate Levels
Massage therapy might reduce a myofascial trigger point by increasing lactate levels, not by directly increasing arterial blood flow.
Massage Therapy Reduces Pain in Mothers After Caesarean Birth
Mothers who had massage therapy after caesarean birth had increased relaxation, decreased pain, decreased stress, and decreased opioid use.
Altered Pelvic Bone Motion and Sacroiliac Pain
These findings of altered movement and glide support the concept that altered mechanics of the sacroiliac joint are correlated with the presence of pain.
Healthy Lifestyle for Students During Exams
Healthy Lifestyle – Engaging in physical activity does wonders for your mental health. You stimulate the release chemicals such as endorphins and serotonin.
Muscle Tightness as a Cause of Frozen Shoulder
This case series of five patients with frozen shoulder demonstrates that active muscle guarding may be a major contributing factor to frozen shoulder.
FREE DCOMT video – Causes of Tennis Elbow
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Causes of Tennis Elbow. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
5 Self-Care Practices that Enhance Your Lifestyle
Here are five things you can do starting today to change your lifestyle and keep your mind and body healthy, happy, and whole.
Intramuscular Tendon Strains in Hamstrings and Quadriceps
A muscle strain may tear the myofibrillar attachments from the intramuscular tendon, with resultant bleeding and edema.
FREE DCOMT video – Bony Landmarks of the Anterior Wrist
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Bony Landmarks of the Anterior Wrist. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
FREE DCOMT video – Body Mechanics Protecting the Metacarpophalangeal Joint of the Thumb
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Body Mechanics Protecting the Metacarpophalangeal Joint of the Thumb. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
FREE DCOMT video – Seated Thai Elbow Move with Active Pin and Stretch
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Seated Thai Elbow Move with Active Pin and Stretch. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Massage Improves Children’s Surgical Postoperative Recovery
Children receiving postoperative massage therapy had significantly lower anxiety and lower exposure to benzodiazepines than the standard of care group.
Top Health Recommendation Tips for Travelers
The most exciting places in the world are also places where you can contract disease. This article presents health recommendation tips for travelers.
FREE DCOMT video – One Handed Towel Traction for the Neck with Shoulder Girdle Stabilization
In today’s video, let’s have a look at One Handed Towel Traction for the Neck with Shoulder Girdle Stabilization. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
The Evidence of Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians
Strain transmission along myofascial meridians might explain referred pain and offer a rationale for the development of more body-wide holistic approaches.
Intermuscular Force Transmission along a Myofascial Chain
There is a very simple exercise you can do to illustrate the continuity in the Superficial Back Line myofascial chain between gastrocnemius and hamstrings.
The Importance of Sleep
The sleep debt you accumulate… If you don’t get the minimum requirement of hours for your personal needs, you will accumulate a sleep debt.
Extrapolating from a Research Study – Foam Rolling Increases Joint ROM
I would like to use this research study and article as a launching board for how we interpret and apply the results of a research study.
The Effect of Massage on Skin Health and Regeneration
Massage is commonly promoted to enhance skin health by increasing its ability to regenerate and improving its elasticity and resilience. However…
Increased Muscle Activation in Back Line Myofascial Continuity
The authors concluded that low back pain may cause activation of the low back musculature elsewhere along the Superficial Back Line Myofascial Continuity.
FREE DCOMT video – Muscle Palpation: Strum Perpendicular
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Muscle Palpation: Strum Perpendicular. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Neuromuscular Taping Reduces Blood Pressure in Systemic Arterial Hypertension
This study found that neuromuscular taping was associated with a decrease in mean systolic blood pressure, mean diastolic pressure, and cardiac vagal tone.
Michael Phelps’ Forward Head Posture and Swimmer’s Shoulder
Swimmer’s shoulder can include several different pathologies, including rotator cuff tendinitis, shoulder instability, and shoulder impingement.
Massage Therapy is an Effective Post-Exercise Recovery Technique to Reduce DOMS
The authors concluded that massage appears to be the most effective method that was studied for reducing DOMS and perceived fatigue.
Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome and Lower Limb Biomechanics
Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome is a movement-related condition, usually caused by abnormal bone formation of the femoral head and/or acetabulum.