muscle energy technique

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mus·cle en·er·gy tech·nique

(MET) (mŭs'ĕl en'ĕr-jē tek-nēk')
A bodywork modality that intends to adjust proprioceptive activity and levels of resting tension through gentle stretching and muscle contraction against resistance.
See also: proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
Synonym(s): strain-counterstrain.
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