Massage routine

The suggested massage routine for the arm is as follows:

® effleurage (front and back) ® alternate palmar kneading over deltoid ® single-handed kneading to triceps ® single-handed kneading to biceps ® wringing to triceps (if suitable) ® wringing to biceps (if suitable)

Figure 7.11 Effleurage of the arm.

Figure 7.11 Effleurage of the arm.

Figure 7.12 Single-handed kneading to triceps.

© stroking to upper arm (figure of eight) effleurage to forearm thumb kneading to flexors of wrist (anterior aspect)

thumb kneading to extensors of wrist (posterior aspect)

thumb kneading around styloid processes thumb kneading between metacarpals (dorsal aspect)

© kneading to fingers thumb kneading to thenar and hypothenar eminences and palm effleurage to arm.

Hacking may be performed on biceps and triceps for an invigorating massage.

Figure 7.13 Thumb kneading to flexors of wrist and hand.

Figure 7.13 Thumb kneading to flexors of wrist and hand.

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