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We also offer Terra Rosa free e-magazine twice a year, You can view and download all of them from the following link.

 

Issue #19, December 2016,
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Sciatic Pain—Til Luchau
Changing Your Story—Walt Fritz
The Thoracic Spine… The Silent Saboteur— Joe Muscolino
Does Cupping Enhance Sports Performance?— Romy Lauche
My Experience in Rio 2016 Olympics — Ali Rubie
Growing Hands with Myofascial Therapy
The Walking/Gait Cycle and Its Relationship to the Pelvis—John Gibbons
Iliotibial Band– A piece of the body from a body in pieces. A Clinical Anatomists View —John Sharkey
An Interview with Christopher-Marc Gordon
Myofascial Self-Help Therapy with a Mini Foot Roller: A Plantar Fascia Study—Christopher-Marc Gordon et al. Sacral neurons reassigned to sympathetic
with Comments by Til Luchau & David Lesondak
Research Highlights
Six Questions to Taso Lambridis
Six Questions to John Gibbons

 

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Issue #18, May 2016,
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  • Iliotibial Band Sydnrome, with comments Whitney Lowe, Til Luchau, Joe Muscolino, Robert Baker, Art Riggs.
  • Isometrics for tendon pain – Practical Implementation and considerations —  Ebonie Rio, Craig Purdam, Sean Docking & Jill Cook
  • An interview with  Dr. Jean-Claude Guimberteau
  • How I treat Trochanteric Bursitis — Tom Ockler, PT
  • Overpronation— Joe Muscolino
  • Overselling Overpronation— Jeff Tan
  • The Hand-L Massage Tool: From Dream to Reality — Bob McAtee, LMT
  • A working experience with CORE Myofascial Therapy — Taso Lambridis, MSc
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to David Steven
  • 6 Questions to Bob McAtee

 

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Issue #17, December 2015, Read on the web here

  • Understanding the placebo effect—Brian Fulton
  • Myofascial pain syndrome & fibromyalgia—John Sharkey
  • Integrating new techniques—Art Riggs
  • Improve your results for clients with persistent pain — Rachel Fairweather
  • The importance of joint mobilization— Joe Muscolino
  • Easy assessment for massage therapist—Sean Riehl
  • Type 1 ankle restrictions and plantar fasciitis — Til Luchau
  • Manual therapy for lower back pain—Evidence-based and clinical outcomes
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Brian Fulton
  • 6 Questions to Rachel Fairweather

 

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Issue #16, July 2015, Read on the web here

  • The shape of nature—Graham Scarr
  • Biotensegrity, A Brief Historical Perspective—John Sharkey
  • BioTensegrity, Powering the fabric of human anatomy— John Sharkey & Joanne Avison
  • The Elastic Body, Introducing Biotensegrity as a model of Elastic Integrity in the moving body—Joanne Avison
  • A randomized clinical trial of Structural Integration as an adjunct to outpatient rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: A summary— Eric Jacobson PhD, MPH
  • The Price of Smart Phones—Joe Muscolino
  • Putting the Maximus Back into Gluteus Maximus— John Gibbons
  • CORE Structural Integration and Myofascial Therapy: A lifetime of improving structure and function— George P. Kousaleos, LMT
  • Bringing Up Baby…. Bodywork
  • 6 Questions to John Sharkey
  • 6 Questions to Jo Avison

 

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Issue #15, December 2014, Read on the web here

  • Fascial Training for Soccer Players
  • An interview with Markus Rossman
  • Interoception—Some Suggestions for Manual and Movement Therapies—Robert Schleip
  • Report from the 2014 Fascia Summer School— Alison Slater
  • FFT Case Study: Exposed Leg Fractures—Ron Alexander
  • Plantar Fasciitis: High loading strength training improves outcome – Michael Rathleff
  • Comments on Plantar Fasciitis—Joe Muscolino
  • Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis—Judah Lyons
  • Comments on Plantar Fasciitis—Art Riggs
  • Comments on Plantar Fasciitis—Til Luchau
  • Touch is Everything—Art Riggs
  • Fascia: A Body wide Organ — Paolo Tozzi
  • CORE Myofascial Therapy— George Kousaleos
  • Workshop Report: CORE Myofascial Therapy & CORE Sports and Performance Bodywork
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Paolo Tozzi
  • 6 Questions to Jo Phee

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Issue #14, July 2014, Read on the web here

  • The Great Debate about Stretching —Chris Frederick
  • Cervical Injuries & Treatment Strategies — George Kousaleos
  • Don’t Underestimate the Thorax —Jo Key
  • Fascia Distortion Model — Frank Römer
  • Fascial Fitness and Pilates—Kerrie Murphy
  • Fascia and Back Pain—Andreas Schilder
  • Functional Fascial Taping® and Research — Ron Alexander
  • Cover Feature: Donna Eddy
  • PNF Stretching
  • Barefoot vs. Shod Running
  • Working at the End of Range —Art Riggs
  • Throwing and Elastic Storage—James Earls
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Donna Eddy
  • 6 Questions to Chris Frederick

Issue #13, December 2013

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  • Cover Feature – Jo Phee
  • Anatomy in Clay — Joe Muscolino
  • An interview with Antonio Stecco
  • Maximise Body Oxygenation — Patrick McKeown
  • Functional Fascial Taping® Research — Ron Alexander
  • Tendinopathy: What about the pain?— Ebonie Rio & Prof. Jill Cook
  • The Intrinsic Spiral — George Kousaleos
  • Distal Vs. Proximal — Art Riggs
  • John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, and Goldilocks — Til Luchau
  • Erection During Massage
  • Acupressure and Myofascial Therapy: A Unified Approach — John Kirkwood
  • What Dooms Working Relationship? — Don Quinn
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to John Kirkwood
  • 6 Questions to Ron Alexander

 Read on the web here 

Issue #12, June 2013

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  • Heart Support, Heart Opening — Mary Bond
  • Case Puzzler: Anterior/lateral Hip — Whitney Lowe
  • An Interview with Susan Chapelle
  • A Journey into Fascia Wonderland
  • Venolymphatic Drainage Therapy — Guido Meert
  • Emotional Release — Art Riggs
  • Borborygmous — Walt Fritz
  • Fascia and Reflexology
  • Pseudoscience & Pseudoskpetic
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Mary Bond
  • 6 Questions to Guido Meert

Read on the web here 

Issue #11, December 2012

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  • Working with Rib Restrictions — Til Luchau
  • First Rib Mobilization using an Indirect Technique — Marita Louw
  • Mobilizing the Frst Rib — Art Riggs
  • Fascia as a Communication Organ — Robert Schleip
  • 10 Steps towards Fascial Fitness— Sol Petersen
  • Research on Cupping — Romy Lauche
  • Massage Tools
  • Joint Mobilization of the Thoracic Region— Joe Muscolino
  • “Core” Matters— Josephine Key
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Greg Polins
  • 6 Questions to Josephine Key

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Issue #10, June 2012

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  • Illustrating Fascia
  • How Do We Know What We Know—Joe Muscolino
  • From the 3rd International Fascia Research Congress – David Lesondak
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse —Walt Fritz
  • What is Deep Tissue Massage?—Art Riggs
  • Spontaneous Movement
  • Straight Percentage Works Best—Don Dillon
  • Tom Ockler on MET
  • Postural Assessment- Jane Johnson
  • 3D Anatomy for Manual Therapists
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to David Lesondak
  • 6 Questions to Jane Johnson
  • 6 Questions to Walt Fritz

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Issue #9, December 2011

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  • Fascia and Fascism
  • Joint Mobilisation of the Neck—Joe Muscolino
  • Warming up—Art Riggs
  • Chronic Hamstring Strain and the Pelvis—Stephanie Panayi
  • Fascial Unwinding Cancels Torsional Forces—Dorothea Blostein
  • Myofascial Vacuum Cupping—Robert Granter
  • Give Them a Reason to Come Back—Don Dillon
  • Muscle Energy Techniques for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome—Tom Ockler
  • Pandiculation: An organic way to main tain musculoskeletal heath—Luiz Fernando Bertolucci
  • Body Image and Massage
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Robert Granter
  • 6 Questions to Byron Barth

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Issue #8, July 2011

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  • Refine your touch—Art Riggs
  • Report from Joe Muscolino’s Workshop in Australia
  • Sander as a Tool for Myofascial release— Cassandra Wang
  • What’s New in Fascial Anatomy—Julie Ann Day
  • Muscle Energy Techniques for the Pelvis— Tom Ockler
  • Get the Rhythm—Steven Goldstein
  • An Interview with Eli Thompson
  • The Transverse Diaphragms
  • True Grit of Muscle Spasm—Erik Dalton
  • For Effective Injury Prevention, Think Holistically—Laurainn Greene & Richard Goggins
  • Forearm Massage: Massaging the Hips—Shari Auth
  • The Biomechanics of Lumbar Fascia — Giovanni Chetta
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Tom Ockler
  • 6 Questions to Lauriann Greene

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Issue #7, March 2011

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  • Fascia Fitness—Divo Müller & Robert Schleip
  • Tai Chi Coiling
  • Auth Method: A Guide to Using Forearms— Shari Auth
  • An Interview with Dr. Jean-Claude Guimberteau
  • Fundamentals of- Clinical Orthopedic Massage— Dr. Joe Muscolino
  • The Massage Project— Joanne Schoenwald
  • Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia— Romel Rones
  • Transitioning Your Bodywork—Art Riggs
  • Research Highlights
  • 6 Questions to Robert Schleip
  • 6 Questions to Divo Müller

Read on the web here 

Issue 6

Issue #6, December 2010

  • Myofascial manipulation— Mau Ronchi
  • Passivattiva technique for the torso & upper extremities — Mau Ronchi
  • The Trendelenburg test —John Garfield
  • Learning massage through videos—Video killed massage books?
  • Art Riggs Deep Tissue Massage workshops in Sydney
  • Fascia science made simple— Bethany Ward
  • Interview with Gil Hedley
  • Myofascial stretching for hip flexors – Walt Fritz, PT
  • Fibromyalgia: New perspectives—Steve Goldstein
  • Relieve computer neck & shoulder tension— Anita Boser
  • Spock massage
  • Research highlights
  • Six questions to Steve Goldstein
  • Six questions to Bethany Ward

Read on the web here  

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Issue #5, June 2010

  • Structural Integration—Michael Stanborough, MA
  • An interview with Shari Auth
  • Simulating Fascia & Injury— Maurizio Ronchi
  • Muscle Palpation Assessment and Orthopedic Massage by Dr. Joe Muscolino
  • High Heels and Back Pain by Erik Dalton PhD
  • The Danger of High Heels
  • Chronic Neck Pain & The Core
  • Myofascial Streching for the Arm & Shoulder – Walt Fritz, PT
  • Dorn Spinal Therapy & Breuss Massage – Barbara Simon
  • An Alternative Approach to Stretching – Whitney Lowe, LMT
  • Research Highlights
  • Six Questions to Michael Stanborough
  • Six Questions to Barbara Simon

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Issue #4, Dec 2009

  • Pain and relationships with your clients—Art Riggs
  • All about pain
  • An interview with Sean Riehl
  • Compression with movement
  • Interview with Luigi Stecco and Julie Day
  • Myofascial Techniques for the deeper structure of the posterior neck —Til Luchau
  • Vertebral artery test —Colin Rossie
  • Form closure, force closure & myofascial slings
  • It’s not all about the piriformis —Marty Ryan
  • The myth about core training
  • Research Highlights
  • Six Questions to Erik Dalton
  • Six Questions to Joe Muscolino
  • Magic spots

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Issue #3, June 2009

  • Myofascial Techniques for the Superficial Neck Fascia —Til Luchau
  • Imagery to lengthen the neck
  • The Relationship Between Stress and Neck & Shoulder Pain —Anita Boser
  • An Integrated Approach to Rehabilitation of Leg Injuries. Part II —Art Riggs
  • Deadbeat Diagnosis —Erik Dalton
  • Thai Massage —Richard Gold
  • Peripersonal Space & Bodywork
  • A New Theory on Reflexology
  • De Quervain’s Syndrome
  • A New Contraindication of Massage — Kristin Osborn
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome — Whitney Lowe
  • Research Highlights
  • Six Questions to Til Luchau
  • Six Questions to Anita Boser

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Issue #2 (Dec 2008)

  • Integrating Diagnosis and Treatment for Bodywork—Kit Laughlin
  • The Spinal Engine — Erik Dalton
  • An Integrated Approach to Rehabilitation of Leg Injuries. Part 1.—Art Riggs
  • Unraveling the Mysteries of Unwinding
  • Lipoedema — Kristin Osborn
  • Stretching for Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rwo Shur, Chinese Foot Reflexology
  • The Passivattiva Technqiue for the Legs— Maurizio Ronchi
  • Research Highlights
  • Six Questions to Whitney Lowe
  • Six Questions to Diana Haynes

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Issue #1 (June 2008)

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  • The Art of Touch—Art Riggs
  • Relief for Massage Therapists’ Repetitive Strain—Anita Boser
  • The Core for Bodyworkers—Michael Stanborough
  • The Dorn Method—Thomas Zudrell
  • Report from Fascia Congress 2007 Replay—Ali Rubie
  • Ten Effective Acupressure Points
  • A Note on Forward Head Posture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome—Sean Riehl
  • Keyboard use and CTS
  • Manual testing for CTS
  • Massage lowers stress for babies & mums

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