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Manual Therapy

Is Manual Therapy Right for You? What is Manual Therapy? Unlike Astym® treatment, which we discussed last month, manual therapy is a type of hands-on physical therapy that treats chronic pain, sports injuries, age-related pain, and other common joint and muscle pains. A therapist kneads and manipulates the muscles and joints to promote mobilization. This process can also help to strengthen weak muscles and repair any injuries or strains. There are different kinds of manual therapy, including: Myofascial Treatment: Promotes flexibility and improves mobility of