Remedial Massage is a very popular treatment due to its wonderful therapeutic benefits, focusing on the body’s musculature and soft tissue to relieve tension and pain. It is a diverse therapy consisting of a number of different massage techniques such as Myofascial Release Therapy, which works on damaged or sore muscles, soft tissue or joints.
Before discussing the benefits of Myofascial Release Therapy, let’s look at what the Fascia System is.
Fascia is a strong thin elastic-type web of connective tissue (similar to a ligament or tendon), which surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, blood vessel and organ to the cellular level in our body. This supportive tissue is literally the biological fabric that holds our body together!
In its normal healthy state fascia is a relaxed and flexible web, however, when restricted…