Massaging techniques are of five types, namely effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, frictions, and vibrations. Effleurage consists of linking movements, petrissage comprises deep strokes given by fingers, heels, and thumb. Kneading, picking up, ringing, and rolling are the types of petrissage. Tapotement is used to stimulate and tone the area, whereas vibrations help in reducing pain and fatigue. Frictions are rubbing movements that are done on the skin surface.
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Query: Hi doctor, I had pain when pulling a tight fitted wetsuit over my head and that caused severe pain for four weeks. It got better but it has now been four months and I cannot turn my head left or right as it hurts. The neck is stiff and I fell somewhere around C7 vertebra. I have pain with what feel... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, what you had is a minor strain and dysfunction in your neck. Nothing to worry about. A small muscle while you try to pull up that wet suit caused spasm and pain which have not got relaxed and disturbing the structures as it is still in that dysfuncti... Read Full »