What is Myofascial release?
Fascia is a connective tissue that wraps and covers every muscles, bone, nerve, artery, organs, brain and spinal cord like one continuous sheet that exists from head to toe.
Fascia has an important role to support and functions our bodies, shapes, strength and for continuity. It is composed of 3 primary constituents which is mainly Collagen, Elastin, Ground substance to make the elasticity.
When the fascia experiences physical or emotional trauma, scaring or inflammation, lack of use of the muscle tissue or from aging process the fascia gets tight and loses its pilabilty and it would cause symptoms such as pain, headaches or restricted range of motion.
Myofascial Release technique is a really subtle and gentle technique that requires heat and time (applies slowly) to elongate the fascia. Resulting in less pain, less tension, increase circulation and range of motion. You can have a superficial or deep fascia treatments to assist with muscle memory releasing, to allow the actual muscle belly to release. Our therapists are so skilled we can incorporate several remedial techniques in the one to manipulate the body to release effectively.
Symptoms after receiving Myofascial Release technique are individual, and the healing process can keep going or breaking it down for three days. The fascia body tissue which stores emotional and physical trauma releases after the treatment which unlocks these traumas. An unwinding is the body releasing the emotion to clear and heal, and it could occur up to a week after treatment symptoms such as verbal outburst, tears, laughter, intense short lived pain, violent physical movement , dreams, for example. It is really important to drink plenty of water to keep the body hydrated to allow functioning of your body and mind to release the tensions that the fascia is holding.
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