Leg Massage Techniques

Step-by-Step leg massage techniques on the Web. Shows how to master these proven massage techniques for thigh and calf muscle pain. Stay tuned, videos coming very soon!


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Quadriceps Muscle Massage

Client in the supine position.

  1. Warm up the quad muscles with gliding and kneading

  2. Fist glides starting just superior, medial or lateral of the knee going to the hip, ilium and the attachment of Rectus Femoris

  3. Palm and finger friction the whole anterior leg

  4. Gliding friction on the knee ligaments and tendon attachments of the quadriceps and hamstrings

  5. Unwind the knee

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Achilles Tendon And Calf Massage

Client in the prone position.

  1. Warm up the Gastrocnemius and Soleus muscles with gliding and kneading

  2. Warm up their common attachment, the Achilles Tendon. Use knuckles, thumb, and fingers to glide and friction the Achilles fascia as it wraps around the calcaneus or heel bone.

  3. Knuckle and finger slow glides from the heel, through the Achilles Tendon and into the calf and lower leg muscles

  4. Finger or thumb friction the medial, lateral, and plantar surface of the heel or calcaneus

  5. Finger friction the ligaments, tendons and muscle belly of the dorsal surface of the foot, making sure to get the joints of the tarsals, metatarsals, and phalanges

  6. Flex the leg at the knee, and perform a calf stretch - dorsi-flexing the ankle

  7. with the knee still flexed, place your thumb and fingers either side of the knee. Glide and friction knee ligaments, muscle attachments, and the meniscus

  8. Like Myofascial Release, use your forearm and very slowly glide from inferior to the popliteal area of the back of the knee, down the calf, over the Achilles Tendon and Calcaneus. This will allow the unwinding of the deep muscles of the posterior compartment of the lower leg - Tibialis Posterior, Flexor Digitorum, and Flexor Hallucis


Russian Sports Massage For The Anterior Thigh

Athlete in the supine position.
Focus these techniques on the Quadriceps, Adductors, and ligaments of the knee.

  1. Effleurage
    Alternating Rectilinear. Dorsal of the Hand. Rake.

  2. Wringing
    Crescent. Open Fist.

  3. Petrissage
    Double Ring.

  4. Friction
    4-Finger.

  5. Vibration
    Shivering.

  6. Percussion
    Binoculars.

  7. Stretching
    Knee and ankle.


Russian Sports Massage For The Posterior Thigh

Athlete in the prone position.
Focus these techniques on the Hamstrings, Adductors, and ligaments of the knee.

  1. Effleurage
    Alternating Combo. Dorsal of hand. Rake.Rake.

  2. Wringing
    Crescent. Double Palmar.

  3. Petrissage
    Double Ordinary.

  4. Friction
    Thumb.

  5. Vibration
    Shivering.

  6. Percussion
    Binoculars.

  7. Stretching
    Knee and hip.


Human Muscle Diagram Charts
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Above is the Psoas Major or Iliopsoas Muscle. Below is the Gluteus Maximus Muscle.


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Holistic stress reduction techniques, like leg massage therapy, on the foot, Achilles Tendon, ankle, Gastrocnemius, Soleus, leg, knee, Quads, Sartorius and Hamstring muscles, has the reputation for helping people with active trigger points and calf muscle pain.

Leg massage techniques, learning hypnosis, hypnotherapy, hatha yoga poses, aromatherapy mixing essential oils, are never a substitute for medical attention, though they may aid in reducing fascia trigger points, ligament, tendon and leg fascia muscle pain.


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