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 (rôl′fĭng, rŏl′-)
A service mark used for a technique of deep muscular manipulation and massage for the relief of bodily and emotional tension.


(Complementary Medicine) a massage technique based on achieving the symmetrical alignment of the body


(ˈrɔl fɪŋ, ˈrɒl-)
a type of massage therapy involving sometimes intensive manipulation of the fascia of the muscles and internal organs.
Rolf, v.t. Rolfed, Rolf•ing.
Rolf′er, n.


Also called structural integration, this is a form of deep massage designed to correct posture, developed by Ida Rolf.
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With the birth of the New Age, we are witnessing a renaissance of therapeutic massage and bodywork techniques, where old methods are further refined, while new techniques are continually developing; for example, osteopathy, chiropractic, Rolfing, Bowen technique, Alexander technique, Feldenkrais technique, polarity massage, and craniosacral bodywork.
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In the new millennium, experimental treatments using a regimen of Rolfing and 'botulinum toxin' (Botox) injections finally restored the mobility in Fleisher's right hand.
Now a big yellow house on Fruitville Road just east of Tamiami Trail hosts not only a full-blown raw foods cafe but also Bergs' massage, acupuncture and Rolfing therapy rooms and yoga studio.
After contacting the breeder, the Budd's trailered up to Kalispell to visit with Sue and Steve Rolfing who own Great Northern Ranch.
It's a repose in marked contrast to DiPrima's mischievious, youthful turn as John Rolfing, a newspaper delivery boy who delights in throwing his papers into subscriber's bushes.
CAM therapies seen as outside the mainstream, such as Rolfing (a deep-tissue massage aimed at realigning the body with gravity), hypnosis and guided imagery, are less likely to be covered than acupuncture and chiropractic care--for the latter, coverage is even mandated in some states, such as New York.
Tenants: Elements Acupuncture and Wellness, Eliel Fionn's Felties & Consultations, Healing Scapes, Healthy Democracy Fund, Hummingbird Wholesale, Lane County Farmer's Market, Mark Donahue Rolfing, Momentum Therapies, Not Your Mom's Sandwich Shop, Rolf Prima, Rural Development Initiatives, Well Balanced, Willamette Farm & Food Coalition
These principles can help a person understand why some people are drawn to polarity when others are drawn to deep tissue therapy and Rolfing.
Manipulative and body-based practices, such as massage, reflexology, chiropractic, Feldenkrais method, Pilates, Rolfing Structural Integration
Gary has to wear what he calls a "dental appliance" for the next few months as well as getting acupuncture and a deep massage practice called Rolfing.
Rolfing is one of multiple options available for Bellingham residents suffering with chronic, injury-related, and occupational-related body pain.