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Related to petrissage: friction massage
A manipulation in massage, consisting in a kneading of the muscles.
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pétrissageA massage technique in which fascicles of muscles are kneaded, lifted, grasped, squeezed, rolled and released, with the intent of stimulating locoregional circulation and relaxing contracted muscles.
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A movement in massage that involves the lifting of tissues away from underlying structures, with the intention of improving elasticity and stimulating local blood and lymph circulation. Includes kneading, skin rolling, and wringing.
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