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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 Janda Approach

From Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies Vladimir Janda, MD, DSc (1923–2002) influenced generations of practitioners spanning many disciplines. This evidence-based book is written by three physical therapists, all of whom worked with Janda. It emphasizes various assessment and treatment procedures based on the existence of muscle imbalance – the combination of abnormal muscle inhibition […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Cold, Products, TMJ | No Comments »

Touch therapies for pain relief in adults.

BACKGROUND: Pain is a global public health problem affecting the lives of large numbers of patients and their families. Touch therapies (Healing Touch (HT), Therapeutic Touch (TT) and Reiki) have been found to relieve pain, but some reviews have suggested there is insufficient evidence to support their use. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of touch […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Anxiety, Conference, Products | No Comments »

Pelvic floor exercises ‘help men too’

Pelvic floor exercises have long been recommended for women – now researchers say they could help men too. The exercises were found to help men with erectile dysfunction as much as taking in Viagra. The researchers say the findings mean men have an alternative to drug therapy. For around 50 years, women have been advised […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Orthopedic, Products, Yoga | No Comments »

Push ups: Measure of Fitness

The push-up is the ultimate barometer of fitness. It tests the whole body, engaging muscle groups in the arms, chest, abdomen, hips and legs. It requires the body to be taut like a plank with toes and palms on the floor. The act of lifting and lowering one’s entire weight is taxing even for the […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Bowen, Education, Products | No Comments »

Lumbar Supports Not Particularly Effective For Lower Back Pain

Lumbar or lower back supports — those large belts that people wear around their waists when they lift or carry heavy objects — are not very useful for preventing low back pain, according to a new systematic review. Although many people use lumbar supports to bolster the back muscles, they are no more effective than […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in constipation, Products, Qi Gong | No Comments »