According to the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Description of Advanced Specialty Practice manual therapy is defined as a clinical approach utilizing specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to manipulation/mobilization, used to treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain; increasing range of motion (ROM); reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation; inducing relaxation; improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, and/or stability; facilitating movement; and improving function.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist’s (AAOMPT) website is a national professional organizational website database that represents physical therapists with clinical practice, education, and/or research interests in
Deep Tissue Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage is a modality that can provide an incredibly therapeutic and healing experience.
Craniosacral is both a medical science dealing with precise anatomy, a therapeutic art.
Trigger Point Therapy
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Prenatal massage is the unique privilege of numerous techniques to touch and sooth those who are bringing new life into their lives and our world.