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Active Release Technique

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation What is Active Release Technique? Active Release Technique (ART) was developed by Dr. P. Michael Leahy and is a soft tissue management technique. Some of his patients presented symptoms relating […]

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deep tissue massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation What is a deep tissue massage? Deep tissue massage which is also called remedial massage, is a type of massage therapy that focuses on the deep layers of the muscles. It is […]

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myofascial release

Myofascial Release

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation What is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a massage technique that is carried out to treat recurring pain resulting from injuries. It has been used for over a hundred years and […]

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visceral manipulation

Visceral Manipulation

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation What is Visceral Manipulation? Visceral manipulation is a massage technique developed by Jean-Pierre Barral, a French osteopath. He wanted to know the connection between the internal organs of the body […]

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strain counterstrain

Strain-Counterstrain (Positional Release)

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation What is strain-counterstrain? Strain-counterstrain is a massage technique developed by Lawrence Jones in 1955. It was originally called “positional release technique” and is designed to alleviate chronic muscle spasms and […]

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Standard Chiropractic Massage Technique

Introduction Standard Massage Techniques Deep Tissue Massage/Remedial Massage Sports Massage Trigger Point Therapy Active Release Technique (ART) Myofascial Release Positional Release (Strain Counterstrain) Visceral Manipulation The three main massage techniques Massage has three main techniques: Effleurage, petrissage, and frictions. I always use these  massage techniques on all our patients as part of standard treatment. They help […]

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