Myofascial Release Therapy

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. Restoring motion is the key. When fascia tighten they pull the musculoskeletal system out of line. Much like the tires on your car, if they are not balanced and aligned they wear out faster and can cause other problems.

Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures that do not show up in many of the standard tests (x-rays, myelograms, CAT scans, electromyography, etc.)

Myofascial release accomplishes the following:

  1. Increases blood flow. Keeps tissues hydrated which means that you'll recover and heal faster.
  2. Improves range of motion- critical to improving circulation and reducing muscle soreness.
  3. Maintains normal muscle length- this improves the stability of the joint reducing possible joint inflammation.

You will perform better, recover faster, reduce pain and enjoy moving!

Please contact pablo@thoreau.com to schedule your appointment.