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Biceps Brachii – Massage Notes

These are massage and bodywork notes for biceps brachii. They offer a neuromuscular protocol from The Workbook of Classical Neuromuscular Therapy in the latter part of the treatment sequence. Also, there is a link to the self-care post that is helpful follow-up for patients. Evaluate biceps brachii Start with mobilizing the upper cervicals with either …

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Coracobrachialis – Massage Notes

These are massage and bodywork notes for coracobrachialis. They offer a neuromuscular protocol from The Workbook of Classical Neuromuscular Therapy in the latter part of the treatment sequence. Also, there is a link to the self-care post that is helpful follow-up for patients. Evaluation of the patient is needed before starting. Specifically, to make sure …

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Iliocostalis – Functional anatomy

Overview of anatomy Iliocostalis is part of the erector spinae group, which also includes longissimus and spinalis. Iliocostalis, like the others, has 3 sections. All 9 sections of the erector spinae are gathered into a fascial compartment that extends along the spine. It is confusing to look at realistic illustrations of these muscles. Some Illustrations …

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Anatomy for Massage and Bodywork

Anatomy for Massage and Bodywork is a collection of posts with illustrations that focus on relationships that interest the massage and bodywork practitioner. Understanding the relationship between muscles and their local joints is critical in effective Integrative Bodywork. Each muscle has illustrations that highlight the bones of attachments, and the bones trapped between the attachments. …

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Occipitalis – Functional Anatomy

Occipitalis is part of a larger structure called the epicranius or occipitofrontalis muscle. The epicranius consists of the frontalis muscle and the occipitalis muscle which are joined by a fascial structure called the galea aponeurotica. The Occipitalis located on the posterolateral cranium. It has notable variations in area and thickness from person to person. Inferiorly, …

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