Neuromuscular Techniques (NMTs) is an umbrella term including a variety of interventions affecting the nervous and muscular systems simultaneously. Trigger Point Therapy is perhaps the most common. Myofascial release and Positional Release are other examples.
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Breathing is something we do so automatically that we hardly ever pay attention to it or stop to ponder how it works. Through the carefully orchestrated actions of specific muscles, our thoracic cavity moves in synchrony with the lungs to supply us with our next breath…
The performance of a muscle can be measured by the contractile tension it can generate and the duration for which it can sustain it. The former one is usually referred to as strength, the latter one as endurance. These two variables are largely influenced by the types of muscle fibres that make up the muscle. These can be fast, slow, or intermediate