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MASSAGE STROKES TM1
Long, gliding movements. Transition or completing strokes.
Massaging towards the heart
Massaging away from the heart
Lifting and squeezing muscle belly or spreading away from midline
Spreading the muscle belly outward, away from midline
Lifting and squeezing muscle belly up and away from midline
Moving superficial tissues against deeper layers to create heat or reducer tissue congestion
Deep friction applied across the grain of a muscle's fibers
Agripping and wringing motion applied with light or deep pressure
Light or deep movements which are parallel or longitudinal to the muscle fibers
A continuous shaking, trembling, or josling motion
Trembling motion applied into the tissues
Holding a limb at its distal end and shaking it
Grasping and shaking a muscle belly
Brisk, stimulating, striking movements which are alternate or stimultaneous
With medial border of hand
With cupped palm
With flattened hands (Palmar or dorsal)
Delicate strokes done with the fingertips simultaneously o alternately over body segment