Frictions use the pads of the .. and .. which compress against .
Frictions break down adhesions and localised muscle thickness by increasing .. in the tissues and helping to eliminate and any build up of acid.
Frictions can work with the muscle from end to end . and across the muscle
Percussion / Tapotement Worksheet
Percussion / tapotement massage strokes describe movements using hands vibrating deeper tissues.
Percussion / tapotement benefit:
Muscle contraction increases muscle
Increases .. creating warmth
May help the dispersal of . and improve cellulite
Tapotement or tapping with the tips can be light or firm
Alternate hand chopping with relaxed wrists ..
Alternate hand making the sound of horses trotting
Alternate fists ulna edge .
Alternate loosely clenched fists, using ulna edge hands
Vibration massage strokes are performed with the . of the hand to produce a . movement in the tissues.
You can vibrate a small area or travel the length of a limb
Vibrations are a movement following a . pathway
Benefits of Vibrations
Stimulates the muscle tissue generating
Loosens scar tissue and .
Stimulates or relaxes .. endings