Effleurage- a gliding movement used to
increase venous & lymphatic circulation.
Petrissage- the name for a group of manipulations
that loosen & stretch tissue.
Tapotement- the name for a group of manipulations
which have a stimulating effect. They include tapping, pincement, hacking, cupping and clapping.
Vibrations & Shakings- act
on the nervous system and deep organs to sedate or stimulate depending on their application.
may be soothing or stimulating depending on their application.