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If you have to choose one modality that you use all the time, what would it be?  Anything from swedish to Thai.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Gillispie Oct 31, 2011.

 

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Aug 28, 2012
Lisa Gillispie replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Craniosacral therapy :)   It is my passion & the more I practice it, the more fascinating it is (and this is after 16 years of specializing in it!).   My original plan when I went to massage school was to go into sports massage - I was…"
Oct 31, 2011
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Yea the fold n hold  is sort of counter intuitive...And the finger that's on the trigger point is just there to monitor the trigger point.. You just press hard enough to know its there... Then fold around it, and find that position of…"
Oct 12, 2011
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Favorite Modality

If you have to choose one modality that you use all the time, what would it be?  Anything from swedish to Thai.
Oct 12, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"But, the books -- or experienced friends like you-- point a beginner toward new techniques that, where possible, allows him or her to use on herself. I guess I misstated.  I do enjoy giving relaxation massage-- and I think I'm pretty good…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Well massage styles and the different concepts and approaches is never ending...Its like martial arts.. You cant learn all the martial arts styles..So you look at it differently.. Ranges...learn techniques for long range, middle range, very close…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Just watched it.  I've seen the technique used in other youtube videos, under at least one other name--which accentuates my point about the many duplicated modalities, different in name only.  Actually, this orthobionomy seems quite…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Now that makes sense! Now, in my admittedly inexperienced viewpoint, the obviously necessary requirement that MTBs must continue their studies in order to  maintain certification has made CEU provider into a lucrative business.  Many of…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPeLjHSB97s      ; check this out.. Orthobionomy.     "
Oct 12, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Penny, the video I watched was supposedly by the developer of PR.  He pressed into the shoulder joint medial to acromion with his entire hand (down into the 1st rib), then, yes, he shortened the muscle, by flexing the elbow and bringing the arm…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"An easy version is Fold n Hold.   You can do it on yourself..You keep one finger on the trigger point..and then bend and fold your body around  it until id disapears or is at least 80% better. You create maximum slack around the…"
Oct 12, 2011
Penny Feinstein-Ranan, MA, CCMP replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Not sure what video you saw, but PR puts the muscle in a shortened state and holds it there with a gentle compression.  The only movement that actually happens is the process of  putting the body part (with the identified muscle) into the…"
Oct 12, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Sounds similar to Whitney Lowe's AES, in which the therapist moves the client's bodypart through its extended range of motion (passive movement), in order to "reeducate the neuromuscular system".  I'll google positional…"
Oct 11, 2011
Penny Feinstein-Ranan, MA, CCMP replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Positional Release uses passive positioning of the body into specific positions of ease/comfort that relieve tension and pain in a brief amount of time and reprogram the neuromuscular mechanism to a more neutral state."
Oct 11, 2011
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"Penny, describe PR for me, please. "
Oct 11, 2011
Penny Feinstein-Ranan, MA, CCMP replied to Sue Coughenour's discussion Favorite Modality
"I would choose Positional Release, a gentle,effective Osteopathic modality with which I have had great success. "
Oct 11, 2011

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www.integratedbodyworksstl.com
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Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Craniosacral Therapy, Sports Massage, Reiki, Abdominal Massage, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Energy Work

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At 7:45am on May 31, 2010, Las Vegas Massage In Summerlin said…
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Hi Sue!

Las Vegas is treating me well. Summer is about to kick in so we'll see how it goes!

Kris
At 8:39am on May 30, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome Sue.
At 7:12am on May 30, 2010, Travis Alligood said…
Good Morning Sue !
 
 
 

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