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The five basic techniques of swedish massage

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The five basic techniques of swedish massage

  1. 1. Manny P. Daleon presents THE FIVE BASIC TECHNIQUES OF SWEDISH MASSAGE
  2. 2. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) 2
  3. 3. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand 3
  4. 4. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose: 4
  5. 5. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose: Start and end the massage and during transition of massage technique 5
  6. 6. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose:  Start and end the massage and during transition of massage technique  Accustomed the patient with the touch of the therapist 6
  7. 7. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose:  Start and end the massage and during transition of massage technique  Accustomed the patient with the touch of the therapist  Determine sensitive areas of spasm and muscle soreness 7
  8. 8. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose:  Start and end the massage and during transition of massage technique  Accustomed the patient with the touch of the therapist  Determine sensitive areas of spasm and muscle soreness  Apply and distribute the lubricant 8
  9. 9. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer EFFLEURAGE(STROKING) -light, firm and gentle glide of the entire surface of the hand Purpose:  Start and end the massage and during transition of massage technique  Accustomed the patient with the touch of the therapist  Determine sensitive areas of spasm and muscle soreness  Apply and distribute the lubricant  Remove dead skin cells and scars 9
  10. 10. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 10
  11. 11. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 1. Superficial stroking 11
  12. 12. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 1. Superficial stroking Very light, gliding of the hand applied in any direction to distribute the lubricant 12
  13. 13. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 1. Superficial stroking  Very light, gliding of the hand applied in any direction to distribute the lubricant Most common technique 13
  14. 14. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 1. Superficial stroking  Very light, gliding of the hand applied in any direction to distribute the lubricant  Most common technique 2. Shingles 14
  15. 15. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 1. Superficial stroking Very light, gliding of the hand applied in any direction to distribute the lubricant  Most common technique  2. Shingles  Hand over hand stroke or one hand follow the other; although contact with the patient is lost as each hand is lifted, the other hand follows to give the patient a feeling of contact with the touch of the therapist. 15
  16. 16. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 3. Knuckling With a clinched fist, it is alternate and rhythmic dorsiflexion and plantarflexion of the applied on broad areas 16
  17. 17. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 3. Knuckling  With a clinched fist, it is alternate and rhythmic dorsiflexion and plantarflexion of the applied on broad areas 4. Fulling Usually applied at the back with a sacroiliac joint pain; it is lifting and pushing of hands in opposite direction; no pressure should be placed over spinous process as you passed 17
  18. 18. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer NOTES: Hands are relax to hold the part to be treated  Applied in any direction but usually centripetal to aid lymphatic and venous circulation  18
  19. 19. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION) 19
  20. 20. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION)  -repeated lifting, grasping and releasing of tissues with one or both hands with the use of thumb or a finger 20
  21. 21. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION)  -repeated lifting, grasping and releasing of tissues with one or both hands with the use of thumb or a finger Purpose: 21
  22. 22. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION) -repeated lifting, grasping and releasing of tissues with one or both hands with the use of thumb or a finger Purpose:   Stretch contracted and to loosen adherent tissues 22
  23. 23. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION) -repeated lifting, grasping and releasing of tissues with one or both hands with the use of thumb or a finger Purpose:  Stretch contracted and to loosen adherent tissues   Assist venous and lymphatic flow 23
  24. 24. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 2. PETRISSAGE(COMPRESSION) -repeated lifting, grasping and releasing of tissues with one or both hands with the use of thumb or a finger Purpose:  Stretch contracted and to loosen adherent tissues  Assist venous and lymphatic flow   Milks the muscles of waste products of metabolism 24
  25. 25. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: 25
  26. 26. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS: Kneading—grasping and compressing of muscle , grasp and applying pressure on it 26
  27. 27. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS:  Kneading—grasping and compressing of muscle , grasp and applying pressure on it Pinching—alternate picking up of small portion of the skin of thumb and first finger 27
  28. 28. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS:  Kneading—grasping and compressing of muscle , grasp and applying pressure on it  Pinching—alternate picking up of small portion of the skin of thumb and first finger Spider walk 28
  29. 29. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS:  Kneading—grasping and compressing of muscle , grasp and applying pressure on it  Pinching—alternate picking up of small portion of the skin of thumb and first finger  Spider walk Jostling 29
  30. 30. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS:  Kneading—grasping and compressing of muscle , grasp and applying pressure on it  Pinching—alternate picking up of small portion of the skin of thumb and first finger  Spider walk  Jostling Skin rolling 30
  31. 31. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION 31
  32. 32. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION FRICTION—applying circular or traverse motion of finger , thumb or heel of the palm to small areas of tissues 32
  33. 33. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION FRICTION—applying circular or traverse motion of finger , thumb or heel of the palm to small areas of tissues Purpose: 33
  34. 34. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION FRICTION—applying circular or traverse motion of finger , thumb or heel of the palm to small areas of tissues Purpose: Break up nodules and adhesion 34
  35. 35. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION FRICTION—applying circular or traverse motion of finger , thumb or heel of the palm to small areas of tissues Purpose:  Break up nodules and adhesion  Assist in circulation 35
  36. 36. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 3. FRICTION FRICTION—applying circular or traverse motion of finger , thumb or heel of the palm to small areas of tissues Purpose:  Break up nodules and adhesion  Assist in circulation  Milks the muscle with waste products of metabolism 36
  37. 37. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: 37
  38. 38. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations:  Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation 38
  39. 39. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation  Storm technique—applied thru longitudinal fiber of the muscle.  39
  40. 40. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation  Storm technique—applied thru longitudinal fiber of the muscle.  Notes: 40
  41. 41. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation  Storm technique—applied thru longitudinal fiber of the muscle.  Notes:  Used in prominent joints 41
  42. 42. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation  Storm technique—applied thru longitudinal fiber of the muscle.  Notes:  Used in prominent joints  Produced heat 42
  43. 43. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer Variations: Cross-fiber—applied through longitudinal orientation  Storm technique—applied thru longitudinal fiber of the muscle.  Notes: Used in prominent joints  Produced heat   May produce bruising 43
  44. 44. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) 44
  45. 45. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) --may produce a series of brisk blows, rapid and alternate fashion on soft tissue of the patient. 45
  46. 46. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) --may produce a series of brisk blows, rapid and alternate fashion on soft tissue of the patient. Purpose: 46
  47. 47. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) --may produce a series of brisk blows, rapid and alternate fashion on soft tissue of the patient. Purpose: Stimulate beeper muscles and nerves tissues like 47
  48. 48. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) --may produce a series of brisk blows, rapid and alternate fashion on soft tissue of the patient. Purpose:  Stimulate beeper tissues like muscles and nerves Muscular contractions 48
  49. 49. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 4. TAPOTEMENT(PERCUSSION) --may produce a series of brisk blows, rapid and alternate fashion on soft tissue of the patient. Purpose:  Stimulate beeper tissues like muscles and nerves  Muscular contractions Loosen secretions 49
  50. 50. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS 50
  51. 51. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking 51
  52. 52. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS  Hacking  Chopping 52
  53. 53. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping   Beating 53
  54. 54. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping  Beating   Pounding 54
  55. 55. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping  Beating  Pounding  Cupping 55
  56. 56. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping  Beating  Pounding  Cupping  Clapping 56
  57. 57. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping  Beating  Pounding  Cupping  Clapping   Slapping 57
  58. 58. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VARIATIONS Hacking  Chopping  Beating  Pounding  Cupping  Clapping  Slapping   Tapping 58
  59. 59. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer VIBRATION(SHAKING) -fine rhythmical, tremulous movement using the hand or forearm causing part to vibrate Purpose:  Soothing effect  Awaken the patients body system  Peripheral neuritis 59
  60. 60. Prepared by: Manny P. Daleon-Trainer 60

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