Category: Therapeutic Healing Bodywork in Santa Barbara

Neuromuscular Release

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is an approach to soft tissue manual therapy in which quasi-static pressure is applied to the soft tissue to stimulate the skeletal striated muscle.     Neuromuscular therapy is also called trigger point myotherapy. The American Academy of Pain Management recognizes this form of massage therapy as an effective treatment for back pain caused by soft …

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Ashiatsu

Ashiatsu Meaning – “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu) Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. This modality has its roots in Asia, but today, several different versions of Ashiatsu massage are practiced around the world. Learning to …

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