What is Manual Therapy?
Manual therapy is a specialized form of physiotherapy delivered with the hands as opposed to a device or machine. In manual therapy, the practitioner uses their hand to put pressure on muscle tissue and manipulate joints in an attempt to decrease pain caused by muscle spasm, muscle tension, joint dysfunction.
What are the types of Manual Therapy?
Types of Manual therapy are:
- Integrative manual therapy
- Joint manipulation/ mobilization
- Spinal manipulation/ mobilization
- Muscle energy technique
- Myofascial release