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Foot Injuries and Massage Therapy


  by Amanda Wolfe, student class of Nov 2017 Our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Feet allow us to stand, reach higher, walk, run, and stay mobile throughout our busy daily lives. Foot health is important, but often overlooked or pushed off by many people. Healthy feet are taken for granted, and unhealthy or painful feet are often unaddressed or unrelieved. Massage can be the key to many different foot conditions. Let’s take a closer look into some of the most common, painful feet problems that are easily relieved by massage therapy if addressed [...]

Foot Injuries and Massage Therapy2017-08-23T23:56:33+00:00

Anatomy & Physiology of the Cell


STRUCTURE AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE CELL Like all living things, the human body is made up of cells. Thanks to the cellular structure of the object, its growth, reproduction, restoration of damaged organs and tissues and other forms of activity. The shape and size of the cells are different and correspond to the function performed. In each cell, two main parts are distinguished: the cytoplasm and the nucleus, in the cytoplasm, in its turn, full-fledged organoids - the smallest cell structures that ensure its vital activity (mitochondria, ribosomes, cell center, etc.). In the nucleus, before the division of the [...]

Anatomy & Physiology of the Cell2017-08-14T21:55:15+00:00

A Peek Under the Hood at Your Machine


Our bodies have so many levels of organization within it. From the chemical level to the cellular level. The cell is the smallest structural and functional unit that can exist as a self-sustaining entity. It’s as if the cell is its own little city the way it’s structured. But that is only the beginning. Then at the cellular level, there is the there is the tissue level. The tissues then create the organ level (Heart, Lungs, Stomach, etc). And then the organs then come together to create the organ system level. We have 11 different systems that keep us working [...]

A Peek Under the Hood at Your Machine2017-08-14T20:44:34+00:00

Practice Medical Massage Using Proper Terminology


How I believe that what we have learned in chapter 18 of the principals and practices will shape my future career and also how it will better not only myself as a future massage therapist, but also my clients and how it will be able to affect them in a positive way. First -  I would have to be of course the fact I will be able to understand what doctors are referring to whenever they would send me a client that needs help with either rage of motion, help after they just got into a car accident, or just [...]

Practice Medical Massage Using Proper Terminology2017-08-14T20:35:07+00:00
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