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Mobilization, manipulation, and massage

Posted by Sarah Brooks on

There are three distinguished forms of manual therapy: mobilization, manipulation, and massage. These forms will help improve mobility in restricted areas such as joints, connective tissues, or skeletal muscles. As with any treatment, using these forms in conjunction with each other can deliver more synergy than using only one. But, what is the difference between mobilization, manipulation, and massage? Continue reading to find out! Mobilization by definition is to make something moveable. In manual therapy, mobilization is a careful process of stretching soft-tissue and joints to improve elasticity. Mobilization is used to relieve joint stiffness and pain. The goal is...

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