SNAG (Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glide)

It is one of the most effective technique for spinal pain relief and gaining good spinal range of motion . It’s a very tricky technique requiring ample amount of practice, efficiency and precautions.

SNAG’s work directly on the facet joint that can help a disc lesion and assist McKenzie response.

SNAGs can be applied to all the spinal joints, the rib cage and the sacroiliac joint.

The therapist applies the appropriate accessory zygapophyseal glide while the patient performs the symptomatic movement.

It must result in full range of pain free movement.

SNAGs are most successful when symptoms are provoked by a movement .

Cervical SNAG’S

Cervical Flexion SNAG,Extension SNAG and Rotation SNAG Techniques are described in the given below video link

LUMBAR SNAG’S

Lumbar Flexion SNAG and Extension SNAG Techniques are given in the below video link

Practice this excellent technique for spinal pain relief and for good range of spinal motion.

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10 thoughts on “SNAG (Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glide)

  1. Stunning article and I totally agree it is a painful process but efficient

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    1. thank you for the appreciation

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  2. I saved your post as i have a chronic painbin neck. Thanku for sharing πŸ™

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    1. you’re welcome i hope my bolgs help you and all

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      1. Thanks for sharing πŸ™

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  3. thanks for the add up and thanks for this needed this ..

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    1. welcome and thank you for appreciating

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