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Effects of Instrument-Assisted Cross Fiber Massage on Ligament Healing


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Ligament injuries are common clinical disorders, thus there is a need to establish the effects of conservative treatment alternatives. Soft tissue mobilization techniques, such as massage, are manual therapy interventions used to treat connective tissue conditions. Cross fiber massage is a type of deep tissue massage. Instrument-assisted cross fiber massage (IACFM) uses a rigid device to help deliver the physical force to the tissue. Using an established rodent model, IACFM-treated injured medial collateral knee ligaments demonstrated improved biomechanical and histological properties as compared to contralateral, non-treated injured ligament controls during early healing. Subsequent studies revealed an increase in regional blood flow and possible angiogenesis in IACFM- treated hindlimbs. These findings help to elucidate the beneficial effects of a cost-effective and readily available manual therapy approach.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC55994
AuthorM. Terry Loghmani
Number of Pages144
Publishing Year2014-07-15T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeClinical & internal medicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00