Approximation, Joint Compression, Icing, Light Touch, Quick Stretch, Resistance, Tapping, Traction
Deep Pressure, Prolonged Stretch, Warmth, Prolonged cold, Carotid reflex.
Use of sensory stimulation to achieve motor output. Movement is considred autonomic or noncognitive. Homeostasis of all systems is essential. Use of techniques such as neutral warmth, maintained pressure, and slow rhythmical stroking to calm a patient. Tactile stimulation is used to facilitate normal movement. Exercise must provide proper sensory feedback in order to be therapeutic.
Sensory Stimulation Techniques