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soft-tissue-mob1soft-tissue-mob2Always follow your therapist’s instructions for your customized rehabilitation, even if they differ from what you see here.

  • Lymphatic or light soft tissue techniques (such as effleurage) are utilized to flush fluid/swelling from the hip
  • Petrissage (kneeding massage), myofascial, or deeper strumming techniques are utilized to mobilize deeper tissues after initial swelling and inflammation has subsided
  • After incision is healed (typically around 5-7 weeks) massage directly over incision sites to prevent adhesions under scars.

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