Friction is used:
^^ to increase local circulation and promote healing ^^ around joints to loosen adhesions and improve movement
^^ to stretch and loosen old scar tissue
^^ to disperse tension nodules, found particularly in the upper and middle fibres of the trapezius
^^ to increase the circulation and promote healing of chronic tendon strains, such as tennis or golfer's elbow
^^ to stimulate and invigorate lethargic clients when performed along each side of the spine.
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