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This is for the person who is experiencing pain or discomfort somewhere in the body, or for those who are finding their flexibility and strength being compromised because their muscle and skeletal system is not working as it should.

The Emmett technique is a complementary therapy that helps in the relief of pain and discomfort and improve movement. It is non-invasive, safe and simple muscle release therapy that usually produces immediate results.

How it works

If your body or muscles are under a stress from repetitive movements, or overuse and trauma, from work, exercise, sport or sudden unexpected movements, then the brain/ body connection “turns” the muscles off to protect them from further injury or trauma. The body observes this by experiencing pain, or physically seeing the body out of alignment, balance or strength in certain muscle movements. An Emmett session enables the brains response patterning, to alter the state of the muscle, to create a corrective change on the muscle action. Muscle tension is then released so the muscle can work as it should. Emmett therapy is safe for all ages, including newborns, pregnant woman, and the elderly. It's used to increase body flexibility, and give relief for many ailments, including:

  • Neck and shoulder discomfort

  • Difficulty turning head from side to side

  • Headaches and sinus discomfort

  • Back and hip discomfort

  • Knee and ankle restrictions

  • Incontinence and impotence

  • Difficulty raising arms

  • Aids forearm grip and strength

  • Improves body symmetry and balance

  • Increases stability

  • Improves lung capacity and body flexibility and strength

Emmett For Animals

A safe and simple muscle release therapy developed by remedial therapist Ross Emmett. It’s useful to address pain and discomfort and improve movement restrictions. It’s a method that uses light finger pressure at specific locations to start the gentle release of tension in many problem areas, such as the neck, shoulder, lumbar and hindquarters.

Emmett therapy is a gentle non-invasive muscle release technique using specific points on the body to release small and large muscle groups, increase circulation, release toxins and balance the entire animal. Improving agility and performance and producing a relaxed and content animal. It can also be used as a treatment for post-surgery. This technique is being widely used with enormous success in over 27 countries overseas. There is also a people and equine form of this incredible therapy.

  • A technique where results are usually immediate.

  • Non-invasive and involves no manipulations or high-speed thrusts.

  • Show dogs need to move gracefully.

  • Helps post-surgery, i.e cruciate ligament, or hip.

  • Agility & sporting dogs need freedom of movement for peak performance.

  • All dogs, including companion pets, that will benefit from Emmett technique.

  • Helps with power, drive and reach for performance and speed giving a better gait.

  • Helps with dogs who have trouble with lateral movement i.e has trouble turning around on one or both sides.

  • Helps with dogs that have shortness of breath, the inability to expand lungs to their full extent and ruled out by your vet to having any lung issues.

  • Helps dogs that panic or get distressed anxious in high stress times like those thunderstorms fireworks or other high stress times that you only know what sets your dog off.

  • Helps with the alignment of the body from muscle being pulled to tight, possibly causing structural abnormalities.

Emmett for horses

The EMMETT Technique is an understanding of the body’s response to light touch. It has been suggested that the body reacts in a similar way to the workings of a touch-screen. Small sensors allow access to the brain via the therapists’ touch. The EMMETT Technique Therapist can be compared to a body electrician who has the knowledge to locate these critical points and re-set them with the correct stimulation.  The stimulation is registered by the receiver's nervous system and their brain responds by sending new instructions back to the physical state of the localized area.   The result of an EMMETT treatment is often instantaneous physical changes.



Discover how this gentle and safe muscle release technique can be used to address pain and discomfort, improve body movement and restrictions.

Symptoms which may be relieved:

  • Injuries from sport or accidents

  • Unbalanced gait/stance

  • Lead/harness strain

  • Lower back distress

  • Inhibited movement/muscle restrictions

  • Poor performance / behavior changes



The results can be dramatic even for first-time clients. Accurate and fast assessments of imbalances in the body are an integral feature of this technique.

An EMMETT treatment improves recovery from workouts helping competition horses and dogs achieve peak performance, along with addressing lameness, muscle restrictions, saddle soreness, uneven gait and lack of performance.

Learn how to notice the sometimes-subtle signs of pain or discomfort that many experienced owners, riders and handlers can fail to identify.

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