What’s Manual Therapy? A Beginner’s FAQ

In General by Adam Friedman

Here at Advanced Athletics, many of our personal training clients also receive regular Manual Therapy. Lots of people who haven’t had this type of therapeutic work ask me about it’s practice and benefits. So today I’m going to answer some of your most frequently asked questions about Manual Therapy!

1. What is Manual Therapy?
Manual Therapy is a set of methods and techniques applied by a certified practitioner using their hands. It’s used to support the musculoskeletal system and correct or prevent dysfunctions that can cause pain and mobility issues.

2. So is it like massage?
Yes and no! Manual Therapy addresses more neuromuscular and structural issues and functions y. There are many talented and knowledgable massage therapists out there, but in general, a certified manual therapist will und