muscle tone

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muscle tone

[′məs·əl ‚tōn]
(physiology)
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of traditional Thai massage (TTM) on pain intensity, pressure pain threshold (PPT), muscle tension and anxiety associated with scapulocostal syndrome (SCS).
After spending up to an hour and a half with each horse I leave in the knowledge that without any medication, forced treatment or tying him up with a device I have helped to release muscle tension, improve stamina, provide comfort to injured muscles, enhance his performance and gait, increase his range of motion, improve circulation, reduce the tactile defence and prevent further injury.
Apparently there is no better alternative to soothe muscle tension.
ISLAMABAD, July 07, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Simple exercises and awareness of muscle tension benefit office employees, and help ease their head, neck and shoulder pain.
The pain is thought to be caused by oversensitive nerve fibres in the skin and symptoms are made worse by pelvic muscle tension.
Acute muscle pain and muscle tension for each region was documented repeatedly during the following two days by visual analogue scale (VAS).
Biofeedback is a therapeutic technique that teaches you how to control physical responses such as breathing, muscle tension, hand temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and brain activity that are not normally controlled voluntarily.
In biofeedback, internal autonomic events such as heart rate, blood pressure, or muscle tension are electronically amplified, providing an individual with body (i.
I am convinced that if you simply tell a student to sit up straight you are setting him up for muscle tension and subtle discomfort that will eventually become his habit.
Results: With this prescription of sets and reps, you will maximize your potential to increase in muscle size and muscle strength as well as strengthen connective tissue, increase muscle tension and tone.
In the Jacobson technique, 50 sessions can be used in an effort to reach the successful outcome of muscle tension and relaxation of specific muscle groups.
The increased heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, muscle tension, anger, and anxiety are designed to quickly dissipate after an immediate physical threat is over.