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A technique of psychotherapy based on body manipulation and massage, using fingers, knuckles, and elbows, designed to correct postural faults and to realign the body vertically and symmetrically. Also written Rolfing. See also body therapies. [Named after the US physiotherapist Ida P. Rolf (1897–1979) who invented and promoted it from the 1970s]

Subjects: Psychology.

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