Category Archives: Health

Joints Range of Motion Lecture 3

  Range of motion of the joints: T.M.J: Temporal Mandibular Joint: Depression Elevation Protraction Retraction Left Deviation Right Deviation Cervical Spine: (head/neck) 6 motions: only the neck and head. Flexion Extension Left Side Bend Right Side Bend Left Rotation Right … Continue reading

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Anatomy: Lecture 2: Anatomical Orientations/Directions/ Locations

  Body Planes (Anatomical Directons)     1: Saggital Plane: Separates the body into the Right Side and Left Side. *Numerous planes available.     Mid Saggital: Equal/Balanced of the left and right side from the middle     2: … Continue reading

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Introduction to Anatomy: Summary

  Lecture 1: Anatomy/ Physiology/Pathology Levels of Life: Organic/ Inorganic —–> Composition of an Atom: Contains a Nucleus (neutral), Protons (neutral) and Electrons (negative) —-> Molecules Oxygen: The most mass contained within the body (65%) Gross Anatomy: Studying anatomy with … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy Notes: Muscles of the face

Muscles of the face are innervated by the Cranial Nerve #7 or in Roman numeral IV. * Cranial Nerves, also known as Facial nerves contains 12 pairs. 1: Corrugator Supercilli Latin: Wrinkler above eyelashes Refers to the vertical wrinkle forehead … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy Notes: Muscle of the Skulls

Muscle of the Skull A.K.A: Epicranius: contains 2 bellies. 1: Frontal Belly called Frontalis of the Occipitofrontalis. Function: Horizontal wrinkle of the forehead. Nerve: Facial Nerve IV 7 2: Occipital Belly: Called OccipitalisĀ  of the Occipitofrontalis. Function: provides cushion, not … Continue reading

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Chili Peppers to the rescue!

Power Benefits: Reduce Weight Prevent cancer from spreading Clear sinuses and relieve congestion Stop ulcers from forming Reduce risk of heart disease and stroke Hot Healing Doctor! So not everyone is a fan of Chili peppers but there are plenty … Continue reading

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Artichokes Wonders

Power Benefits: Source of antioxidants Protective of heart health Prevent the progression of genetic birth defects This pointy plant surrounded by pointy, green petals known as “bracts” which protects the center called the “choke” containing heart of the artichoke. The … Continue reading

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