Why You Might Need Myofascial Release Therapy

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If you feel tension and soreness in your neck, back, shoulders, and even head, you might want to try easing the pain with myofascial release therapy. Myofascial pain is a tightness and sensitivity in the supporting connective tissue surrounding the muscles throughout the body. This pain is typically generated by a contraction of skeletal muscle … Read more

Benefits of a Myofascial Release Massage

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You may have guessed, but the other method is known as “indirect release”, where the massage therapist will gently massage the areas of myofascial discomfort, allowing your muscles to do the work and simply offering gentle encouragement. Loosen Up! One of the great things that a myofascial massage does is that it loosens up tightness … Read more

What is Myofascial Release Massage?

Myofascial release massage is a type of soft tissue therapy that focuses on reducing pain and deep muscular tension by relaxing the fascia. Fascia is a sheet of connective tissues located around tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Sensitivity and tightness of the fascia cause a chronic pain disorder that originates from specific points on your body … Read more