Myofascial release showed decreased pain, increased shoulder movement, and increased functionality in women after breast cancer surgery.
Post-exercise massage is commonly adminstered to reduce muscle stiffness. This study explores the effectiveness of post-exercise massage after running.
This study evaluated brain connectivity while clients were receiving static touch by a person who was performing mindful touch versus non-mindful touch.
The authors suggest that increased fascial thickness in the lumbar spine of elderly implies that the fascia dynamically adapts to the forces acting upon it.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Prone Deep Pressure Massage into the Neck Modification with Thenar Eminence. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
The principle of “creep” states that a sustained force placed upon a tissue will deform that tissue to the force. In this study of foam rolling the ITB…
Chronic pain is so much more than an occasional headache or sore muscle. It is the persistent presence of debilitating pain that can greatly affect our life.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Palpation of the Masseter. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on LMCE: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Stretching increases skin temperature so it warms up the myofascial tissues of the body, and is effecttive at warming up the body before physical activity.
Advanced stretching technique include pin and stretch technique as well as neural inhibition techniques (CR, AC, PIR, PNF) that relax / inhibit musculature.
A study like this is important because it provides evidence-based proof that there is efficacy to the treatment technique known as nerve mobilization.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Muscle Palpation Protocols Using Scapulohumeral Rhythm. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
The anterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments are connected and can be considered to be one structure: the lateral fibulotalocalcaneal ligament.
There are many types of stretching techniques. Following is a guide to the many different types of stretching techniques that exist.
Stretching is essentially a mechanical manual/movement therapy that is aimed at making a soft tissue longer so that we can increase flexibility.
Two primary hypotheses have been proposed to explain the stretching-induced force deficit, in other words, the muscle weakness…
Multiple 60-minute massages per week were more effective than fewer or shorter sessions for individuals with chronic neck pain.
Research suggests that moderate aerobic exercise improves the amount we sleep so it can help with sleep deficiency.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Joint Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine into Flexion. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
Soft tissue manipulation produced immediate clinically meaningful improvements in lung function in patients with severe and very severe COPD.
In today’s video, let’s have a look at Deep Pressure into the Soleus with the Knee Joint Flexed. Enjoy! This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT: learnmuscles.com/product/digital-comt-subscription/
In an era where life is fast-paced, it is not uncommon to be on a path of never-ending action. This can take a toll on your health and well-being.
Muscle Anatomy Anatomy is the key to physiology, which is the key to pathophysiology, which is the key to assessment and treatment. SO… Anatomy is so very important for manual therapists and movement professionals! [os-widget path=”/yanikphoto/how-much-do-you-know-about-muscles” of=”yanikphoto”] If you enjoyed …
For overall health and wellness, some habits need to be broken. Here is a list of bad habits to change so that you can look and feel your best!
Massage therapy, cryotherapy, and acupuncture are great non-addictive ways to approach pain therapy for patients with a cancer diagnosis.
It’s imperative that your self-care needs are met in a healthy way. Take time to focus on yourself so you can recharge and be the best version of yourself.
This study found that remote stretching via self-myofascial release using foam roller massage of the plantar fascia does increase hamstring extensibility.
All types of stretching showed joint range of motion improvements over the long term, however, static stretching technique showed the greatest improvement.
The shoulder girdle is probably better described as a shoulder corset. This Digital COMT by Dr. Joe Muscolino video describes why.
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…