NMT protocols

Sub-Occipitals Supine – Neuromuscular Massage Protocol

This neuromuscular protocol treats the sub-occipital muscles, loosening the atlantooccipital and atlantoaxial regions, often in preparation for other work. Included are links to mobilizations taken from Integrative Bodywork – Somatic Mobilizations. These two protocols work well together, They offer relief to a surprising number of problems of pain and dysfunction throughout the body. There are …

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Rhomboids & Serratus Posterior Superior – Neuromuscular Massage Protocol

This neuromuscular massage protocol from The Workbook of Classical Neuromuscular Massage is best sequenced with other protocols. It addresses the rhomboid major, rhomboid minor and serratus posterior superior. However, it needs to be combined with other protocols, especially the lamina groove protocol, which catches the medial attachments. Review of Serratus Posterior Superior These therapy notes …

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SITS Tendons – Neuromuscular Massage Protocol

This neuromuscular massage protocol focuses on the rotator cuff tendons, called the SITS tendons as an acronym for the four muscles, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularis. This protocol works well when it follows the treatment of the sub-occipitals and cervical lamina. This post reviews the anatomy of and may be helpful before reviewing this protocol.