Tag Archives: neck

Scap-Off Load

Scap Off Load Remedial Massage SetUp

Scap-Off Load. A Scap-Off Load is a special test or functional test that we use to evaluate the implication of Lev Scapular and Up. Trap in Cercival Rotation. As previously mentioned, in cervical rotation we got a fair bit of muscle working towards this action. As many clients come in with cervical pain, it’s time […]

Range of Motion

Range of Motion Cervical Lateral Felxion

Range of Motion. Range of Motion is the movement of a joint within a 3-dimensional space. Before performing Remedial Massage or a Thai massage and or MLD session, we check for a Range of Motion, know also as ROM. Checking for ROM is to establish the functionality of the joint and the muscles that surround […]

Massage History

Egyptian Massage History

Massage History. Massage history dates back many centuries ago. The association between touch and healing is longer than what you may expect. In fact, the history of massage goes back to 5000 years ago. As per the result of the first finding, the first appearance of massage as a healing technique is founded in India. […]

Cervical Occipital Muscles

Cervical Occipital Muscles

Cervical Occipital Muscles and their functionality. Firstly the Cervical Occipital muscles are a group of muscles, that seat inferior to the skull and are bilateral to the first cervical vertebrae. Along with these muscles we find: – Obliquus Capitis Inferior; Origin: Spinous process of Axis (C2) Insertion: Transverse process of Atlas (C1) Innervation: Suboccipital nerve […]

Exercises for Upper Cross Syndrome

Seating straight

Exercises for Upper Cross Syndrome As previously mentioned, the FHC or UPS is caused by a constant habit of pour posture. For achieving a correct posture we would need some exercises that can release tensions from the first group of muscles, Levator Scapulae, Upper Trapezius and Pectoralis Major and exercises that strengthen the muscle of […]

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