It consists of the neuromuscular techniques, it is a diagnostic and therapeutic method of dealing with functional disorders of the soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system.
It belongs to the general system of sciences included in the manual medicine. The neuromuscular therapy diagnoses and treats disorders within the tissues directly or indirectly connected with the organ of motion, like the skin, subcutaneous tissue, fascia, muscles, ligaments and joint capsules. These disorders include abnormal tension of muscle fibers or the whole muscles, fascia and ligaments, trigger points, the points of maximum pain and others. They manifest themselves as pain in the organ of motion and cause further abnormalities in the joints, vertebral segments, as well as internal organs, the statics of the body, breathing and other systemic processes. The latter may also be the cause of secondary disorders in the tissues, releasing mechanism of "vicious circle".