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Soft Tissue Massage

Therapeutic massage techniques utilized by physical therapists are a vastly improved and more scientific version of the ancient massage techniques of the Greeks, Egyptians and others.

With a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology, a physical therapist at RPT understands how a variety of “hands-on” techniques can be used, either alone or in combination, to decrease pain, increase circulation, decrease muscle spasm, increase muscle flexibility, and improve overall mobility. A therapist may utilize the classic massage techniques like effleurage (gentle gliding over tissue), and petrissage (kneading manipulation of the muscle), or more advanced techniques like deep friction (movements designed to lessen scar tissue, absorb swelling and decrease muscle spasm) and trigger point/soft tissue release (designed to elongate the muscle fascia and decrease muscle tension).

Learn More about the Modalities and Treatment Techniques RPT employs:

  • “Joel, Mike and Diane are a great team.  My physical therapy worked very well for my spinal stenosis.  I listened and followed instructions and always felt better and had more energy when I left RPT.  Joel and   Mike showed me new methods and the best ways to move correctly, and explained what I was doing […]” Read More- Barbara and David G,
    Patient at RPT Millburn
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      “Rose is very tuned in to my issues and is trying very hard to help me with all areas of my well bein…” Read More ›