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[21 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Ulnar Nerve Massage Therapy 2

Massage Article of the day #36:  02/21/2011

What Are Nerve Entrapment Syndromes?

Nerve Entrapment Syndromes are nerve impingement conditions in which nerves or nerve roots are placed under abnormal pressure by soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, or fascia. The abnormal pressure on the nerves or nerve roots creates … Read More...

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[16 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Massage Therapy

Massage Article of the day #32:  02/17/2011

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?

Though many people with this condition think they may have just “slept wrong” and awakened with a numb hand, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is the name given to a group of painful nerve impingement conditions in which the nerve … Read More...

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[11 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Massage for Parkinson's Disease

Massage Article of the day #26:  02/11/2011

In addition to its tragic impact on voluntary motor skills, Parkinson’s disease typically causes muscle stiffness and rigidity. Learn how bodywork can alleviate the symptoms of this increasingly common central nervous system disorder.

Parkinson’s disease, also called Parkinsonism, is a fairly common … Read More...

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[7 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Massage Techniques Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

Massage Article of the day #22:  02/07/2011

Massage Techniques
Massage approaches for these two problems differ due to the nature of the pathology. For example, because Guyon’s canal syndrome results from external forces causing compression on the nerve in the tunnel, massage strategies need to focus on relief of compressive … Read More...

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[6 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Massage Therapy Treatment

Massage Article of the day #21:  02/06/2011

Assess & Address: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

The cubital tunnel is formed by the two heads of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. One head originates at the medial epicondyle of the humerus, while the other is derived from the olecranon process. The two heads … Read More...