intromassage7.txt

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Intro Massage Pricipals Practice Evolve chapter
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Intro to Massage- Pricipals and Practice: Evolve Chapter 7
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  1. Movements that are described or demonstrated by the therapist while the client actively performs the movements
    Active movements
  2. The repetition or regularity of massage movements
    Rhythm
  3. The uninterrupted flow of massage strokes; unbroken transition from one stroke to the next
    Continuity
  4. Gliding movements that are repeated and follow the contour of the client’s body
    Effleurage
  5. Considered a light effleurage, the massage stroke that consists of feather-light tracing over the skin
    Nerve Stroke
  6. Massage stroke that consists of rhythmic lifting, squeezing, and releasing of the tissue.
    Petrissage
  7. Massage stroke performed by rubbing one surface over the other.
    Friction
  8. A precise and penetrating for of friction, popularized by Dr. James Cyriax of London, in which the direction of movement is across and perpendicular to the tissue fibers.
    Cross-fiber friction
  9. Repetitive staccato striking movements of the therapist’s hands on the client’s skin.
    Tapotement
  10. Rapid shaking, quivering, trembling, or rocking massage movements applied with the fingertips a full hand, or part of an appliance.
    Vibration
  11. Part of the Swedish system that consists of active and passive stretches and joint mobilization to reduce pain, restore mobility, and maintain health.
    Swedish Gymnastics
  12. Movements applied by therapist while client remains relaxed (or passive.)
    Passive movements
  13. Moving a joint through its normal range of motion.
    Joint mobilization
  14. Drawing out a single muscle (and its synergist) to its fullest length.
    Stretching

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