MUSCLE ENERGY TECHNIQUE

Muscle Energy Technique is a treatment used in osteopathic medicine and physical therapy. Muscle energy techniques are used to treat somatic dysfunction, especially decreased range of motion, muscular hypertonicity and pain. It involves a combination of assessment, treatment and exercise in which a client on request uses his or her muscles from a contracted position in a specific direction against resistance.

Benefits
• Strengthens weak muscles
• Stretch tight muscles
• Release hypertonicity
• Improve local circulation
• Improve musculoskeletal function
• Mobilise joints