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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Russian Massage (Russian Sports massage)


Also referred to as Russian Sports Massage, Russian Massage uses the basic strokes of classical massage, but alters them so that each stroke provides the most comfortable treatment for the client. The practitioner may use his or her shoulder or elbow as a primary means to achieve deep tissue work.

Good for:

Anxiety, arthritis, asthma, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, digestive problems, headaches, immune function disorders, insomnia, myofascial pain, poor flexibility, poor range of motion, sprains, strains

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