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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Lymph Nodes

lymph node

Lymph nodes (or lymph glands) are small lumps of tissue containing white blood cells that fight infection. They are part of the body’s immune system and filter lymph fluid, composed of water and waste products from body tissues. Introduction to Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes are located in different body areas. On average, we have approx […]

Calf Muscles

Calf muscles make up the lower posterior portion of the leg. Calf Muscles are: 2 are the calf muscles, the Gastrocnemius and Soleus. Below is a table with Gastrocnemius and Soleus’s Origin, Insertion and Action. Gastrocnemius Origin The posterior surface of the lateral and medial condyle of the femurs Insertion Calcaneus via calcaneus tendon Action […]

The benefits of massage

Thai Massage Cervical

How good is it to receive a massage? What are the benefits of massage? Often in this blog, I have been talking about how the different massage technique works, but never an explicit post about the benefits of massage with a more broad approach. From the modalities of Remedial Massage to the history of massage, […]

Latissimus Dorsi and thoracic back exercises

Lat Dorsi

Latissimus Dorsi and exercises Latissimus dorsi is a thoracic back muscle that seats superficial to the Erectos Spine muscle groups. As better explained in the table below, one of its main actions is to rotate the thoracic. Latissimus Dorsi (LD) is occasionally related to back pain symptoms. Along with this blog post, we will go […]