deep friction massage

deep friction massage

the use of massage to the deep soft tissues, which aims to break up scar tissue.
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Deep friction massage to treat tendinopathy: a systematic review of a classic treatment in the face of a new paradigm of understanding.
Many physiotherapy treatments are in use for or in the treatment of Supraspinatus Tendinitis some of them are, Hot or cold pack application, Ultrasound therapy, Iontophoresis, Deep friction massage, Low level laser therapy, Short wave diathermy.
Deep friction massage is a technique that attempts to reduce abnormal fibrous adhesions and make scar tissue more mobile in acute, sub-acute and chronic inflammatory conditions by realigning the normal soft tissue fibers.
Recent study suggests the rise of fabricating material in administrating deep friction massage for better effect and to overcome the fatigue to therapist.
When we talk about the effect of deep friction massage in tendinitis around shoulder, it stimulates circulation, which overcomes the congestion within the tendon, reduces/ prevents adhesion formation.
Deep friction massage was given to supraspinatus tendon with the tip of index finger, which was reinforced by middle finger.
According to results of deep Friction massage technique, we can state that Soft Tissue Massage is highly effective in treating supraspinatus tendinitis.
There's insufficient evidence to support specific physiotherapy methods or orthoses (braces), shock wave therapy, ultrasound, or deep friction massage (SOR: B, multiple systematic reviews).
The PT interventions differed somewhat in the two studies, with emphasis on deep friction massage, ultrasound, and exercises in the study by Smidt, and on elbow mobilisation with movement and exercises in the current study.
I would recommend that you consult with an experienced, sports-minded physical therapist (your podiatrist or orthopedist can give you a referral), and begin an intensive program of physical therapy, which should include corrective stretches and exercises for the entire lower limb, deep friction massage, and formal gait and orthotic assessment.