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1

What is the effect of GTO work?

Reduces muscle tone and spasm.

2

What is the effect of tissue approximation?

Relaxes the muscle.

3

What is the effect of muscle mobilization?

Allows the muscles to move freely within the compartments. To ensure superficial muscle and deep muscle movement independent of each other.

4

What is the effect of muscle stripping?

Increases local circulation, soothing or stimulating.

5

What is the effect of cross fibre massage?

Local circulation, soothing or stimulating.

6

What is the effect of cross fibre friction and?

Breakdown adhesions.

7

What is the effect of a trigger point?

Reactive hyperemia, increase bloodflow, that follows the release of pressure. May help to flush metabolites from tissue.

8

What is the effect of compression?

Effects local blood circulation, lowers the effect of muscle hypertonicity.

9

What is the effect of compassion with manipulation?

Separates the fibers, increases blood flow, alters extra fibular matrix of connective tissue.

10

What effect does joint play have?

Used to mobilize joints, increase range of motion, decompress joints to create space, helps muscles relax, promotes synovial fluid.

11

What effect does soft tissue release have?

Release congestion in scar tissue in a muscle.

12

What effect does myofascial release have?

Release fascia and muscle throughout the body

13

What is the effect of PNF stretching

Helps to lengthen the muscles.

14

What is the effect of passive stretching?

To lengthen contractile and non-contractile muscle.

15

Myofascial release benefits

Releases the fascia, relaxes the muscle, which is attached to the fascia