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MYOFASCIAL RELEASE TECHNIQUE
ANY 60 MIN MASSAGE $79
Myofascial release technique focuses on releasing shortness and tightness in muscles and the fascia around them. Fascia is like a mesh of connective tissue that surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, blood vessel, and organ to a cellular level.Myofascial treatment is recommended after losing flexibility or function after an injury or trauma (such as an accident) or in cases of chronic back, shoulder, hip, neck, or lower back pain due to postural misalignment or herniated disc, or edema (inflammation).
Myofascial tightness can't be seen on MRI scans or X-rays. The trained therapist can identify myofascia restrictions as the cause of painand assist in relieving and restoring the body to alignment and health. Some painful areas that have a 'burning' sensation are known as trigger points.
Myofascial release technique (known as myofascial trigger point therapy) stretches and loosens the fascia so trigger points dissolve and contiguous structures can move freely.
In the initial appointment the therapist will asses and locate the areas of the fascia that appear to be restricted, and measure the level of loss of motion or loss of symmetry in the body. Sessions may last at least 30 minutes per session and be conducted daily or every few days.
Complete treatment may take place over a few weeks or months, depending on the nature and intensity of the restriction. Progress is measured by the level of increased range of motion or function experienced, and/or decrease in pain felt by the client.