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Archives for December 2005

Deep Transverse Friction Massage

Deep Transverse Friction Massage The transverse, or Cyriax, method of deep friction massage is increasingly being used in sports medicine. It is a specific technique for treating muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules. The major … [Read more...]

The procedures for sports massage

Sports Massage Procedures Primarily, massage is separated into five basic categories: effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. As well as Cyriax (deep transverse friction) and acupressure massage. … [Read more...]

Acupressure Massage

The ancient Chinese art of Acupressure Massage Acupressure is a type of massage based on the ancient Chinese art of acupuncture. Acupuncture, along with herbal medicine, composes traditional Chinese medicine. Only recently has the amount … [Read more...]

Effective massaging

There are a number of elements that allows for the athlete or client to feel relaxed in an environment where effective massaging can take place. The athlete needs to feel comfortable and relaxed. … [Read more...]