Myofascial Release is a different form of therapy than most any other type of soft tissue therapy that I have encountered and practiced. Below are some ways in which you can make sure to get the most of this therapy.
Wear Comfortable Clothing
Men can wear running shorts and women can wear running shorts and a tank top, sports bra, or other top that keeps them comfortably covered but allows the therapist access to the abdomen, shoulders, and back. This makes it ...Read More →
If you don’t know what fascia is, try reading the article “What Is Fascia?” first.
When we get injured, tissues in our bodies get irritated, compressed, torn, and severed. This can happen from repetitive stress, direct trauma, and surgery. Our bodies respond to injury by adding scar tissue fibers to help patch up the injured areas. The body also responds with inflammation in the injured area for as long as the tissue signals that it is “stressed”. ...Read More →
Fascia is the fabric of the body. It is a three dimensional sweater of fibers, mostly collagen, that surrounds and interconnects all muscle cells, blood vessels, nerves, and all other tissues in the body. It connects the body from head to toe and from front to back in a continuous web of interaction. To the right is an image of living fascia at 25 X magnification taken with an endoscopic camera by Dr. J. C. Guimberteau. Note: Fascia does not ...Read More →