By Mariann Sisco P.T., CST-D Problematic symptoms are a source of frustration for clients and practitioners alike. Once we have exhausted the tools from our basic and continuing education resources, we as therapists are left with questions of How can I help this person? or Will I even be able to help this person? Although our evaluative and patient history interviewing skills can offer … Read moreFocusing on What Matters for Your Clients with CranioSacral Therapy
By Don McCann, MA, LMT, LMHC, CSETT MM003717 (Massage Message, May – June 2014) SUCCESSFUL, NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT OF PLANTAR FASCIITIS, HEEL SPURS AND COMPARTMENTAL SYNDROM Beyond the usual sprains, breaks and dislocations of the ankle and the foot the three conditions presenting most often in my office for treatment are plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and compartmental syndrome. There seems to … Read moreSET TALK
The concept of vacuum therapies in the medical field is not a new one. In the nineteenth century, American and European doctors had manual cupping sets in their medical bags, and medical supply companies still carried cupping sets well into the thirties and forties. This practice slowly diminished as new technology increased, although the decline also stimulated … Read moreMediCupping(tm) Applications in the medical field
Wolfgang Luckmann A.P.LMT. ( Fl. 19842 ) “Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first and then the lessons afterward” – Anonymous Few chronic diseases or conditions have been more complex and frustrating to massage therapists than Fibromyalgia. The word fibromyalgia tells you, “pain involving muscle and connective tissue.” Yet it is different from the kind of muscular pain treated on … Read moreTreating Fibromyalgia: A Multi-Level Approach with Aromatherapy and Acupressure.
1970’s The Baby Boomers were raised with Dr. Spock as the primary resource for child-rearing advice. The post-WWII suburban housing, labor-saving appliances, and commuting changed the family lifestyle. Vietnam entered as a viper into a youth-oriented society that was bent on sex, drugs and rock and roll. The 1972 Olympics brought about a huge surge of both competitive and recreational … Read moreThe History of FSMTA for 80th Anniverssary