Massage Fit Life
A Brief Technique Description
One of the most requested massage techniques. Best known for it's long, rhythmic strokes, light-firm pressure. Used to induce and deepen relaxation of the body and mind.
Activates a spasmed muscle to increase blood flow and release muscle tension.
Long stretching strokes and holding positions on tight tissues slowly and gently lengthen the muscle and its surrounding tissues.
Active Isolated Stretching
Requires a little effort from the client and it is worth it! The client contracts the muscle or muscle group against the therapist resistance with 10 - 20% of their strength.
Muscle Energy Technique
Uses the contraction of one muscle to inhibit the spasm of a hypertonic muscle thus allowing bones to glide back into place on their own.
Pressing on specific spots of the hands and feet, to stimulate corresponding areas in other parts of the body.
Trigger Point Therapy
Compressions, deep friction or stretching to relieve hyperirritable spots in a muscle.