Canine~Touch Massage Strokes

There are different assessment strokes used over the 6 pathways of the body:

Head and Neck

  • Frictioning
  • Tapping
  • Compression Around Bony Orbits of Eyes
  • Rocking Head and Neck
  • Joint Mobilization of Upper Neck
  • Positional Release of Cranial Fascia
  • Fingertip Compression Stimulating Gums
  • Stretching Flew

Trunk and Ribs

  • Skin Rolling
  • Cross Skin Rolling
  • Scratching
  • Clasp Hands
  • Cupping on the Ribcage
  • Rocking from the Hips
  • Spinal Tapping

Legs and Paws

  • Frictioning
  • Compression to Joint Mobilization
  • Scratching Upper Foreleg
  • Positional Release
  • Positional Release to Stretch Hip
  • Paw Compression
  • Toe Stretch

Tail and Lower Spine

  • Tail Compression
  • Positional Release
  • Rocking the Spine