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Articles  |   February 1990
Facilitated positional release
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Articles   |   February 1990
Facilitated positional release
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1990, Vol. 90, 145. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1990.90.2.145
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1990, Vol. 90, 145. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1990.90.2.145
Abstract

The facilitated positional release techniques described here introduce motion into the direction of freedom of movement. Achievement of neutral position is made easier by modifying sagittal posture, and a facilitating force is then applied. The treatment is directed at normalizing tissue texture changes but can be modified to influence the deep muscles involved in joint mobility. This modality is easily applied, nontraumatic, and efficient.