Category: Palliative

Massage can facilitate soft tissue expansion

Massage can facilitate soft tissue expansion Weicheng Gao, Shaolin Ma, Xianglin Dong, Tao Qin, Xing Qiao and Quan Fang Medical Hypotheses Volume 76, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 148-149 Soft tissue expansion is a helpful technique in reconstructive plastic surgery. Unfortunately, tissue expansion still needs to be improved. Tissue expansion is one of the most […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Green Tea, Palliative, Products | No Comments »

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual

This book combines All you need to know about: Muscle & Bone Palpation, Locating Trigger Points, and Stretching. It shows assesment and treatment techniques, including stretching. Palpation of the bones, joints, ligaments and muscles. The muscle illustrations are great incorporating trigger points and referral points as well! The book also contains 2 DVDs. The first […]

Acupuncture Provides Headache Relief

For chronic headaches the best treatment may be one of the oldest: acupuncture. In 1998, the National Institutes of Health accepted acupuncture as a useful alternative treatment for headaches, but warned that there were not enough clinical trials to draw firm conclusions about its efficacy. Now a systematic review of studies through 2007 concludes that […]

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The Father of Applied Kinesiology dies at 90

The Father of Applied Kinesiology, George J. Goodheart, DC 1918 – 2008 died on March 5, 2008 at his home at the age of 90. He was the Founder and Developer of Applied Kinesiology. Through his remarkable observation skills and analytical mind, Dr Goodheart found that normal and abnormal body function could be evaluated using […]

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Virtual massage can relieve amputees phantom limb pain

Amputees can feel relief from phantom limb pain just by watching someone else performing “virtual” massage. The treatment appears to fool the brain that it is their missing hand being massaged, California researchers say. New Scientist magazine reports that it harnesses nerve cells in the brain which become active when watching someone else carry out […]

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