Myofascial release is a hands on therapy technique that involves gentle and safe stretches of your fascia (the layer of tissue between your skin and your muscle).
Restrictions in the fascia generally do not show up on the usual tests such as x-rays, and electromyography etc. The gentle stretch is applied after the thixotrophy effect has taken place between the therapist's hands and the patients skin which can take up to two minutes. Thixotropy is the 'sinking in' of the therapists hands to touch the fascia without 'awakening' the sensitive nerve fibers which happens during massage for example. Myofascial release is useful in eliminating pain and increasing movement, scars, posture related conditions, chronic and acute musculoskeletal conditions all benefit from Myofascial release.
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