soft-tissue mobilization


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soft-tissue mobilization

The therapeutic manipulation of connective tissue, including muscle, fascia, tendons, and ligaments, for mechanical and physiological effects on blood flow, temperature, metabolism, and autonomic reflex activity. It includes techniques such as myofascial release, muscle energy, Rolfing, scar massage, and traditional massage.
See also: mobilization