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By Ben Benjamin, PhD

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The Forgotten Rotator Cuff, Part 2
  April, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 04)
The Forgotten Rotator Cuff Muscle, Part 1
  February, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 02)
Gathering the Right Information: Knowing How to Receive Feedback
  December, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 12)
The Theory of Orthopedic Massage, Part 2
  October, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 10)
The Theory of Orthopedic Massage, Part 1
  August, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 08)
Dealing with Painful Foot Injuries, Part 2
  June, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 06)
Dealing with Painful Foot Injuries, Part 1
  April, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 04)
The Importance of Knowing What to Eat
  February, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 02)
Dealing with Clients Who Put Themselves Down
  December, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 12)
The Importance of Water, Part 2
Water, Salt and Protein
  October, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 10)
The Importance of Water, Part 1
  August, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 08)
When a Question is Not a Question
  June, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 06)
Boost Your Metabolism by Knowing When to Eat
  April, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 04)
Get Optimal Energy with Nutritional Self Care
  February, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 02)
The Infraspinatus
  December, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 12)
The Benefits of Reconstructive Proliferant Therapy
  October, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 10)
Let's Talk About The Most Common Shoulder Injury
  August, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 08)
Let's Talk about...Lunging
  June, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 06)
How to Help People With Parkinson's
  April, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 04)
Squatting: Integrating Fitness In Your Practice
  February, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 02)
Integrating Fitness Into a Massage Therapy Practice
  December, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 12)
Referred Pain
  August, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 08)
Effective Stretching Techniques
  June, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 06)
Pain Caused By Low Back Ligaments
  April, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 04)
Communicating the Importance of Frequent Sessions
  February, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 02)
Clients Who Are Reluctant to See a Physician
  November, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 11)
Getting Your Clients to See a Physician
  September, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 09)
Including Exercises as Part of a Treatment Plan
  July, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 07)
Simultaneous Disc and Ligament Injuries
  May, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 05)
Frequency of Injury Treatment Sessions
  March, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 03)
Clients With Multiple Injuries
  January, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 01)
Predicting the Length of a Clients Treatment
  December, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 12)
The First Session Following an Injury
  November, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 11)
Muscles vs. Ligaments
  October, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 10)
Weakness
  September, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 09)
The Iliolumbar Ligament
  August, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 08)
Ligaments vs. Discs
  July, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 07)
Sciatica
  May, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 05)
Misperceived Headache Pain
  April, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 04)
Medial Wrist Pain
  March, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 03)
Chest Pain
  February, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 02)
Upper Back Pain
  December, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 12)
Wrist Pain
  November, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 11)
Whiplash
  October, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 10)
Hand-Shaking Pain
  September, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 09)
Pain at the Medial Scapula
  August, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 08)
Dupuytrens Disease
  July, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 07)
Finger Pain
  June, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 06)
Trigger Finger
  May, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 05)
Upper Hamstring Pain
  April, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 04)
Ulnar Deviation
  March, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 03)
Anterior Elbow Pain
  February, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 02)
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus
  January, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 01)
Elbow Swelling
  December, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 12)
Golfer's Elbow
  November, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 11)
Pain on Passive Motions of the Elbow
  October, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 10)
Tingling in the Two Small Fingers
  September, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 09)
Tennis Elbow
  August, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 08)
Pain Under the Medial Arch of the Foot
  July, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 07)
Eversion of the Foot
  June, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 06)
Lateral Ankle Sprains
  May, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 05)
What Supports the Medial Arch
  April, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 04)
A Dropped Arch
  March, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 03)
The Medial Foot
  February, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 02)
Traumatic Arthritis of the Shoulder
  January, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 01)
Biceps vs. Brachialis Strain
  November, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 11)
Let's Talk About ... The Acromioclavicular Joint
  September, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 09)
The Capsular Pattern of the Shoulder
  July, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 07)
Subacromial Bursitis
  May, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 05)
Let's Talk About...Accessing the Supraspinatus Tendon
  February, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 02)
Let's Talk About...Release Pain
  January, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 01)
Let's Talk About ... Why Shoulders Are Frequently Injured
  December, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 12)
Shoulder Dislocations
  November, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 11)
Backhand Injuries
  September, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 09)
The Most Common Shoulder Injury
  August, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 08)
Emotions and Pain
  June, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 06)
Repression and Denial
  May, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 05)
Projection
  April, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 04)
Transference
  March, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 03)
Power Differential
  February, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 02)
Core Psychological Concepts
  January, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 01)
Ethics and Self-Accountability
  December, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 12)
Weakness and Tendon Injuries
  November, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 11)
Characteristic Knee Pain in Children
  October, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 10)
Pain Felt Deep Within the Knee
  September, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 09)
Injured Bursas in the Knee
  August, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 08)
Baker's Cysts
  July, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 07)
A Torn Meniscus
  June, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 06)
Referred Pain at the Knee
  May, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 05)
Tendinitis Masquerading as Knee Joint Pain
  April, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 04)
Medial Knee Pain and Swelling
  March, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 03)
Knee Extension
  February, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 02)
The Lateral Collateral Ligament
  January, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 01)
Assessing Patellar Tendon Strain
  December, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 12)
One of the Secrets of the Knee
  November, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 11)
Medial Knee Pain
  October, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 10)
Sharp Anterior Medial Knee Pain
  September, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 09)
Ethics, Values and Principles
  August, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 08)
The Lateral Ankle
  July, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 07)
Foot Pain While Sitting
  June, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 06)
Sharp Pains in the Forefoot
  May, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 05)
Heel Pain
  March, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 03)
Anatomical Confusion and a Mysterious Injury
  February, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 02)
The Dangers of Biking
  January, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 01)
Warming Up and Stretching
  December, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 12)
Injured Toe Joints
  November, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 11)
"No Pain, No Gain"
  October, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 10)
Healing in the Presence of Motion
  September, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 09)
Resisted Tests
  August, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 08)
What Causes Swelling
  July, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 07)
Traumatic Arthritis
  June, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 06)
Referred Pain
  May, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 05)
Ligaments and Joint Mobility
  April, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 04)
Pain and Injury Assessment
  March, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 03)
Let's Talk About Palpation
  February, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 02)
Chronic Pain
  January, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 01)
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