Health Alternatives Physical Therapy

Stephen V. Beckett, PT

JONE'S STRAIN-COUNTERSTRAIN is a technique for relieving chronic muscle spasm and its related pain. It is a passive procedure that places the body or limb into a position of greatest comfort. This reduces or arrests hyperactive nervous system activity that maintains the protective muscle spasm. Normalization of muscle tone and joint function, and decrease or elimination of pain are the result.

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