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Benefits of myofascial release

  • Improve your range of motion.

  • Reduce soreness and help assist the tissue recovery process.

  • Help the body relax overall.

  • Improve circulation.

  • Release tension, knots and even stress.

 

How is myofascial release performed?

Most myofascial release treatments take place during a massage therapy session. Some chiropractors and traditional medical practitioners may also offer it. Your therapist will gently massage the myofascia and feel for stiff or tightened areas. Normal myofascia should feel pliable and elastic.

What is myofascial tissue release?

Myofascial (my-o-FASH-e-ul) release is a manual therapy technique often used in massage. The technique focuses on pain believed to arise from myofascial tissues — the tough membranes that wrap, connect and support your muscles.

How do I know if I need myofascial release?

If you have muscle soreness from working out and/or from sitting at a desk, a massage could give you the tension release that you need to get rid of the knots and feel better. If you notice persistent pain that doesn't dissipate even after icing and rest, myofascial release could be a good option.

Does myofascial release hurt?

You may feel tired or relaxed after your myofascial massage, however, most people experience an immediate feeling of relief. Aches and pains are common for for around 24 hours after your treatment as the body flushes the toxins that have been released out.

How often should I do myofascial release?

Many chronic conditions (that have developed over a period of years) may require three to four months of treatments three times per week to obtain optimal results. Experience indicates that fewer than two treatments per week will often result in fascial tightness creeping back to the level prior to the last treatment.

How long is myofascial release?

Treatment results vary with each individual. Generally, goals are reached within four to twelve weeks of treatment, 1 to 3 times per week. Chronic and more severe conditions will require greater frequency and increased length of treatment.

What is the difference between deep tissue massage and myofascial release?

Massage therapy involves steady movement, like kneading and stroking, on the muscles to bring relief; myofascial release uses sustained pressure to stretch and lengthen the fascia.

What does it feel like when a trigger point is released?

Trigger points feel like little marbles or knots just under your skin. When pressing on trigger points, many people feel no pain or discomfort. Sometimes, trigger points become very sensitive, and some people feel significant pain in areas where they have trigger points.

How much does a myofascial release session cost?

All visits are 90 minutes: $180. This includes a  health history intake, evaluation and  hands-on treatment. 

What is fascia scraping?

Also known as Graston, fascial scraping involves a therapist “massaging” your skin with bladelike objects that do what your foam roller can't, pressing the skin ultraclose to the fascia. That lets the therapist more directly affect this tissue.

Where are the trigger points for myofascial pain?

In people with myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), sensitive spots are known as trigger points. These areas develop in the taut, ropey bands of the muscles (the fascia).