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Rood techniques


Facilitation Technique Fast brushing is applied via a battery operated brush to provide sensory input to the skin over the muscle
Facilitation Technique Stretch/tendon tapping consists of quick manual tapping with the therapist's hand to apply a quick stretch to the desired muscle
Facilitation Technique High frequency vibration (100-300)
Facilitation Technique Quick icing is applied over a muscle group in an effort to stimulate
Facilitation Technique Heavy joint compression is applied manually & longitudinally through a joint in a weightbearing position
Facilitation Technique Resistance utilizing gravity or via the therapist's hands stimulates muscle recruitment
Inhibition Technique Gentle rocking of the individual in a chair or in the therapist's arms
Inhibition Technique Slow stroking over the posterior rami of the spine
Inhibition Technique Slow rolling of the individual from supine to sidelying & back in rhythmical pattern
Inhibition Technique Tendinous pressure over the muscle insertion with the therapist's hands
Inhibition Technique Maintained stretch to an overactive muscle
Inhibition Technique Neutral warmth such as wrapping the person (or a specific body part) in a blanket
Inhibition Technique Prolonged icing over a muscle group
Created by: saherrera