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Science of Massage Institute, Person of the Month #2 - 2016

Science of Massage Institute, Person of the Month #2 - 2016

This interview is a direct outcome of social advantages offered by modern technology. Unfortunately, I’ve never met Dr. Michael Koplen. I have the privilege of knowing him only thanks to the Internet. While scanning different massage forums and discussion boards I noticed posts which were filled with scientific data and excellent clinical advice and educational suggestions. Dr. Koplen was their author and it sparked my professional interest. I noticed how personally Dr. Koplen takes any unscientific claims from people in the massage profession and how strongly he fights for massage science. I greatly appreciate how quickly and caring his advice...

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4 IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES YOU OUGHT TO KNOW

4 IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES YOU OUGHT TO KNOW

Here are 4 important principles taught in chiropractic and osteopathy education for over a century and in updated massage schools that you ought to know. 1. A primary way your work creates change is by stimulating various nervous system receptors which are located in virtually every tissue and area of the body. When you compassionately stimulate an area thru stretch, light or deep pressure, vibration, and especially proprioceptive stimulation, it sends afferent signals to the nervous system which can send efferent motor signals via the CNS to muscles that can help them normalize tone, and can influence pain perception. Whatever...

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