Myofascial release

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Myofascial release

A technique that requires manual stretching of the fascia ( a structure of connective tissue) and releasing bonds between muscles and fascia. Fascia is the most pervasive type of tissue in the body. It forms and supports. It gives shape to the body and its component parts and holds them in place. Myo meaning muscle. “myo- fascial” release get it! Although, the healing and restorative funtions of fascia can also lead to problems. Fascia can form adhesions between structures that should remain free. (Between shins, forearms, spin etc.). Which then alters the internal structure of muscles with deposits of gristle that produce pain and limit movement, such tissue hardens and contracts with time, becoming triggers points.

This article was written by Guizmo