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Bodywork
treatment involving manipulation of the clients body as a way to maintain or improve health
Massage
manual therapy involving pressure applied with the hands.
Mechanical effects
therapist applies pressure or manipulation to physically change the shape or condition of clients tissue
Reflex effects
stimulation of the client's sensory neurons, which triggers the client's nervous system to change the shape or condition of the tissue in areas that were addressed as well as other, related areas
Metabolic effects
combined result of mechanical and reflex effects onthe whole body
Modality
a collection of manual therapies that tends to use similiar applications of movement or massage strokes to reach a similiar goal
Qi (Chee)
a dynamic, changing energy force that runs through the whole body, supplying and being supplied by body processes and activities.