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Joseph E. Muscolino
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  • Stamford, CT
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Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Medical Massage

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Posted on April 19, 2010 at 7:58am — 4 Comments

Roles of muscles

When muscles are first learned, it is classically the concentric (shortening) contractions that are first learned. Unfortunately, this is often as far as many students progress when learning about the musculoskeletal system. If a snapshot were taken at any one instant in time during a motion pattern, less than half of the contractions that are occurring in the body would actually be concentric contractions of movers (agonists). There are also the eccentric contractions of antagonists and the… Continue

Posted on November 27, 2009 at 1:35pm

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At 1:06am on September 10, 2010, Zhang Yu said…
Hello,to share the China Child Massage and heal many diseases.
Zhang Yu
At 9:11am on June 7, 2010, silvana marroche said…
Hi Joseph!
I am in massage school, and will be graduating in November. We use your palpation manual and its outstanding!! I am so glad you are on this site, so that I can tell you myself how much of a help your book is! :)
Thank you!
At 6:59am on June 7, 2010, Bruce Baltz said…
We just took a rental outside Pawling NY and doing some work in the city. I might be best to talk and see what we can workout.

My cell number is: 305-438-9649

Hope all is well,
At 1:00pm on January 19, 2010, Nate Ewert said…
Hi Joseph,
I jsut recieved your book The Muscular System Manual. So far it is great. I really like the companion CD that came with it.
At 3:15pm on December 27, 2009, Erica Olson said…
Joseph--there's a discussion going on over on the "Myths of Massage" board about massage and flushing out wastes/toxins. I brought up some questions about ischemia and trigger points and was hoping you might be able to clarify. Mind stopping over and letting us (okay, me) pick your brains? Thanks!
At 10:47am on October 2, 2009, Nate Ewert said…
Hi Joseph,
I recently picked up your text "The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual". It is phenomenal! I have been wanting to write a book like that myself.
At 7:52am on July 31, 2009, Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, BCTMB said…
I would like to connect with you as friend on this site. Warmly, Ariana Vincent, Ariana Institute, Austin, Texas,

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