Mechanisms

Understanding Mechanobiology: Physical Therapists as a Force in Mechanotherapy and Musculoskeletal Regenerative Rehabilitation.

Thompson, W. R., Scott, A., Loghmani, M. T., Ward, S. R., & Warden, S. J. (2016). Understanding Mechanobiology: Physical Therapists as a Force in Mechanotherapy and Musculoskeletal Regenerative Rehabilitation. Physical Therapy, 96(4), 560–569.

The Role of Descending Modulation in Manual Therapy and Its Analgesic Implications: A Narrative Review

Vigotsky, A. D., & Bruhns, R. P. (2015). The Role of Descending Modulation in Manual Therapy and Its Analgesic Implications: A Narrative Review. Pain Research and Treatment, 2015, 1–11.

A unifying neuro-fasciagenic model of somatic dysfunction – Underlying mechanisms and treatment – Part II

Tozzi, P. (2015). A unifying neuro-fasciagenic model of somatic dysfunction – Underlying mechanisms and treatment – Part II. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 19(3), 526–543.

Investigating the mechanisms of massage efficacy: the role of mechanical immunomodulation.

Waters-Banker, C., Dupont-Versteegden, E. E., Kitzman, P. H., & Butterfield, T. A. (2014). Investigating the mechanisms of massage efficacy: the role of mechanical immunomodulation. Journal of Athletic Training, 49(2), 266–73“.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3975781/.

Stem cells, angiogenesis and muscle healing: a potential role in massage therapies?

Best, T. M., Gharaibeh, B., & Huard, J. (2013). Stem cells, angiogenesis and muscle healing: a potential role in massage therapies? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(9), 556–60.

Mechanisms