By Abby Ellsworth, Peggy Altman
Massages energize, revitalize, and renew either physique and spirit, and feature even been confirmed to revive and advertise strong overall healthiness. yet to securely perform therapeutic massage, you must know how the physique works. every body from new scholars to skilled therapeutic massage therapists can reap the benefits of this designated publication devoted to the perform of therapeutic massage. the realm of therapeutic massage at your fingertips! This complete booklet explores seven of the world's best-known sorts of therapeutic massage: Swedish, Fusion, Shiatsu, Thai, River Stone, Reflexology, and Reiki. therapeutic massage Anatomy uniquely combines an realizing of the human physique with assorted therapeutic massage types, making it an outstanding source for practitioners of all degrees. distinct anatomical illustrations and approachable textual content display physique planes, muscle tissue, and the most important components just like the anxious and lymphatic structures. there's additionally a worthwhile reference part on therapeutic massage terminology and a word list of muscular tissues. become aware of the traditional secrets and techniques practiced by means of local americans and Egyptians utilizing hot stones which are utilized to the physique. suppose the “spirit existence force” of reiki, a centuries-old jap method used to advertise peace and future health. And how to mix Swedish, deep-tissue, and activities therapeutic massage thoughts for a wonderful therapeutic massage fusion.
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In other words, start and finish massaging one leg (and foot) before starting on the other leg. However, before you pour more oil in your hands, take a minute to drape your subject’s back with a sheet to keep her warm. 2 – Now, standing near your subject’s feet, warm your hands and the oil. Starting at the ankles, use long strokes up the legs to warm them. Start gently and then gradually increase the amount of pressure you apply. 1 Lower Body: Back • 47 4 5 When you reach the upper thigh, be sure to work around the greater trochanter, as you did when working the glutes.
Start at your subject’s ankles and then work your way up her leg. Lower Body: Back • 49 gluteus medius pelvis biceps femoris gluteus minimus gluteus maximus greater trochanter gastrocnemius flexor digitorom longus peroneus longus flexor hallucis longus piriformis soleus femur 50 • MASSAGE ANATOMY Legs (continued) –3 Next, use the meaty part of your forearm to press into the muscles of your subject’s leg. This technique works best on the thigh, but you can also work the calves this way as long as you use gentle pressure.
Do not massage your subject’s legs if he or she has varicose veins. • Do not massage your subject’s legs if he or she has recently taken a long plane trip and is experiencing leg pain. This is a symptom of deep-vein thrombosis. 48 • MASSAGE ANATOMY Legs (continued) – Next, place both hands on one of your subject’s ankles. Rub your hands back and forth, as if you’re wringing a towel—rubbing one hand toward you on the leg as the other hand rubs away from you. Start at your subject’s ankles and then work your way up her leg.