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MASSAGE

INTRODUCTION :
IT IS DEFINIMS TO AS THE SCIENTIFIC
MANIPULATION OF SOFT TISSUE WHICH IS
THE PERFORMED BY USING THE PALMAR
ASPECT OF HAND.
IT AIMES TO INCREASE THE BLOOD
CIRCULATION AND RELIEF FROM PAIN.

THERAPEUTIC
EFFECTS OF
MASSAGE

1) MASSAGE INFLUENCES FLUID EXCHANGE


IN TISSUE WITH OUT CHANGING VOLUME
OF FLUID PRESSURE.
2) IT CAN REDUSE SWELLIND AND THIS
EFFECT OF MASSAGE IS CONSIDERABLY
INCREASED BY USING THE PRESSURE
BETWEEN THE SETS OF STROKES.

DEFINATION
IT MAY BE DEFINED AS A SCIENTIFIC
WAY OF TREATING SOME FORM OF
DISEASE BY MANIPULATION APPLIED
IN A VARITY OF WAY TO SOFT TISSUE
OF THE BODY.

3) THIS INCREASE FLUID EXCHANGE


FLUSHES THE TISSUE THERE BY
CLEARING THE AREA OF CHEMICAL
IRRITANT AND TOXINS.
4) IT INCREASES THE GENERAL
FLEXIBILITY.
5) IT CAN ASSIST RECOVERY FROM
FATIGUE.
6) ITCAN HAVE COUNTER IRRITANT
EFFECT.

7) MASSAGE HELP IN STIMULATION OF


AUTONOMIC REFLEXES.
8) IT HELPS TO REDUSE SPASM IN MUSCLES,
FASCIA.

CONTRAINDICATIO
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OEDEMA DUE TO ORGANIC


DISEASE
IN ACUTE INFECTION
THROMBOSIS
ACUTE INFLAMATION

CLASSIFACTION
STROKINNG
MANIPULATION
a) EFFLUARAGE
b) STROKING

PRESURE
MANIPULATION
a) KNEADING
1) SQUEEZING
2) CIRCULAR
3) STATINARY
4) IRONING

b) PETRISSAGE
1) PICKING UP
2) WRINGING
3) R OLLING

c) FRICTION

PRECUTION
MANIPULATION
a) HACKING
b) CLAPPING
c) VIBRATING
d) BEATING
e) POUNDING
f) TAPPING

SHAKING
MANIPULATION

EFFLEURAGE
IT IS AN UNIDIRECTIONAL MANIPULATION IN
WHICH THE THERAPISTS HAND PASSES FROM
DISTAL TO PROXIMAL PART.
THEREBY DRAINING THE PART TO BE
TREATED.
THIS MANIPULATION IS PERFORMED WITH
THE WHOLE HAND SOFTLY CURVED &
RELAXED THE PART. BOTH HAND MAY BE
USEDTOGETHER ON BOTH OPPOSITE ASPECT
OF A PART, OR MAY FOLLOW ONE ANOTHER.

EFFECTS & USES


TO ASSIST VENOUS AND
LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE.
TO OBTAIN A SENSORY REACTION
WHICH MAY BE EITHER SEDATIVE
OR STIMULATIVE.

REQUIRMENTS

SUPPORT
RELAXATION OF LIMB
RHYTHM
CONTUNITY OF THE WORK
CONTACT WITH THE PART
THROUGH OUT

STROKING
EFFECT & USES
ITS MAIN EFFECT IS ON P.N.S.
STIMULATE THE C.N.S.
IN RELIEVING INTESTINAL STASIS
RELIEVING TENSION IN LIMB

CONTRAINDICATIO
N
IT IS CONTRAINDICATED ONLY WHEN
A PATIENT IS SENSITIVE TO IT

KNEADING
PROCEDURE : IT IS PERFORMED
WITH 1 OR BOTH HANDS OR PAS OF
FINGER/THUMB.
WHEN BOTH HANDS ARE USED THEY
ARE MOVED ALTERNATELY
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