Written by: Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND
Edited by: Dr. Peter Taitt, PhD
It seems to be a universally instinctive response that we should rub an area of our body where we are experiencing soreness or fatigue. Prehistoric cave paintings in the Pyrenees dating to BCE c. 15,0001 appear to depict some form of therapeutic touch, but it’s difficult to say exactly when and where massage practices first started to be performed in any kind of methodical way. Ancient literature, artwork and...
Used as required text for many colleges and universities, the Muscle Manual contains evidence based, easily accessible information on topics including: musculoskeletal anatomy, anatomical variation, kinesiology, muscle testing, palpation, osteology, biomechanics, trigger point referral patterns, nerve and vessel pathways, differential diagnosis, massage and soft tissue techniques and much more.
As an alumni of the University of Western States (UWS), I'm grateful for my experiences there, as are my university friends, Dr. Daniel DeLapp and Dr. Bill Borman.
It's an honour to be able to give back. Recently Dr. Daniel DeLapp, Dr. Bill Borman and I made a visit to the UWS campus. While there, we provided the campus clinic with some relevant textbooks and IASTM tools that will help their students continue their education.
Prohealthsys is dedicated to the distribution...
Physical therapy heads from the Winnipeg Jets (NHL) and Manitoba Moose (AHL) pow wow with Dr. Nik over benefits of proSTM instrument application.
The following article was originally published by Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine - Check it out!
Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose Seminar
Dr. Nikita Vizniak, the Boucher Institute’s Physical Medicine Department Chair, has just finished a 2 day seminar with the athletic therapy department of the Winnipeg Jets (NHL) and Manitoba Moose (AHL). When you are working on multimillion...
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Clinical Massage Therapy manual. This book is a "must have" resource for Massage Therapists -- students and practitioners alike. It's an easy to follow guide, packed with images, charts and tips that will help you achieve maximum healing results for your patients.
Clinical Massage Therapy is the best guide available for students, instructors and clinicians looking to upgrade their practice.
For Massage Therapists by Massage Therapists!
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ProHealth is pleased to announce that we have been honoured with 10 Academics’ Choice Awards for 2015. The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.
Complete list of ProHealth Awards:
2015 Smart Book Award
Muscle Manual Workbook
2015 Mind Spring Award