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Thrust Technique definition: A direct technique that uses high velocity/low amplitude forces.
Indirect Method definition: A manipulative technique where the restrictive barrier is disengaged and the dysfunctional body part is moved away from the restrictive barrier until tissue tension is equal in one or all planes and directions.
Manipulation definition: Move, treat, or operate with the hands or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner.
Manipulation, Osteopathic definition: Musculoskeletal manipulation based on the principles of OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE developed in 1874 by Dr Andrew Taylor Still.
Manipulation, Osteopathic definition: see:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html
Manipulative and Body-Based Intervention Procedure definition: Procedures which rely upon movement and manipulation of the body.They focus primarily on the structures and systems of the body, including the bones and joints, the soft tissues, and the circulatory and lymphatic systems
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Systems definition: Complete systems of diagnosis and treatment such as high velocity low amplitude (HVLA), muscle energy and osteopathy in the cranial field.
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