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Adhesive Capsulitis aka Frozen Shoulder – Self Treatment

Adhesive capsulitis (aka frozen shoulder) By Michael P. Mansfield AAS, LMT, CNMT Adhesive capsulitis has been know as shoulder periarthritis and adherent subacromial bursitis, but the current common term used to describe adhesive capsulitis, is frozen shoulder. These terms describe both active and passive limited range of motion (ROM) of an affected shoulder, in all …

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue You Are Not Alone By Michael P. Mansfield AAS, LMT, CNMT Helping or being assistance to others who have suffered trauma is an honorable means of serving others. However, in providing support for a trauma survivor does not come without cost. Health professionals, caregivers, and emergency responders (police, firefighters, EMS) are at risk …

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What Happens in Vagus Does Not Stay in Vagus!

What Happens in Vagus Does Not Stay in Vagus Massage Therapy and Treatment of Diabetes By M. P. Mansfield AAS, LMT, CNMT Cardiovascular disease, stroke risk, high blood pressure, and neurological disorders (e.g. Peripheral neuropathy) associated with diabetes have long been considered contraindications to receiving massage therapy. However, with a doctor’s clearance, a therapist with …

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