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Assess & Address: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
by Whitney Lowe
Pathology Assessment & Evaluation Treatment Massage Techniques

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Whitney Lowe is the director of the Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI) in Bend, Oregon. He is the author of Functional Assessment in Massage Therapy and Orthopedic Massage: Theory and Technique. He researches and authors articles on using massage to treat pain and injury conditions in national journals and in his bimonthly research newsletter, Orthopedic & Sports Massage Reviews. He has written for MASSAGE Magazine on the topic of "Thoracic Outlet Syndrome."

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Assess & Address: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
by Whitney Lowe
Pathology Assessment & Evaluation Treatment Massage Techniques
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