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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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