Tools for performing soft tissue massage

  • US 5,366,437 A
  • Filed: 06/25/1993
  • Issued: 11/22/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/11/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A massage tool for use by a trainer to apply pressure to the skin of a patient for the removal of fibrous scar tissue adhesions from underlying soft tissue, comprising:

  • an elongate rigid body having a first end and a second end, a first flat surface and a second flat surface opposite from said first flat surface, and a peripheral edge extending about the circumference of said body, wherein a first portion of said peripheral edge is configured in the shape of an arc corresponding to the shape of a contour of a selected part of a patient'"'"'s body from which a scar tissue adhesion is to be loosened from the underlying soft tissue, wherein a second portion of said peripheral edge includes a first tapered surface and a second tapered surface, said first and second tapered surfaces intersecting one another to define a beveled edge.

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