Step-by-Step leg massage techniques on the Web. Shows how to master these proven massage techniques for thigh and calf muscle pain.
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Quadriceps Muscle Massage
Client in the supine position.
Warm up the quad muscles with gliding and kneading
Fist glides starting just superior, medial or lateral of the knee going to the hip, ilium and the attachment of Rectus Femoris
Palm and finger friction the whole anterior leg
Gliding friction on the knee ligaments and tendon attachments of the quadriceps and hamstrings
Unwind the knee
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Achilles Tendon And Calf Massage
Client in the prone position.
Warm up the Gastrocnemius and Soleus muscles with gliding and kneading
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.
Knuckle and finger slow glides from the heel, through the Achilles Tendon and into the calf and lower leg muscles
Finger or thumb friction the medial, lateral, and plantar surface of the heel or calcaneus
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
Flex the leg at the knee, and perform a calf stretch - dorsi-flexing the ankle
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
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.
Effleurage Alternating Rectilinear. Dorsal of the Hand. Rake.
Wringing Crescent. Open Fist.
Petrissage Double Ring.
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.
Effleurage Alternating Combo. Dorsal of hand. Rake.Rake.
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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.