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Myofascial Tissue

Fascia is the soft tissue component of the connective tissue that provides support and protection for most structures within the human body, including muscle. Osteopathic theory proposes that this soft tissue can become restricted due to psychogenic disease, overuse, trauma, infectious agents, or inactivity, often resulting in … Continue reading

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release techniques have only been widely used since the 1980’s as before this the word Myofascial in massage was in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy to aid muscular dysfunction and reduce pain. In 1983 Dr. Travell wrote the book “Myofascial … Continue reading

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Where does Tension come from and what does it have to do with Fascia?

 Where is my Tension coming from? We all know tension, some of us too well, but what is actually happening to our body structures to create that hard, painful tension we all relate to? Most of us can relate to … Continue reading

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Fascinating facts of Fascia!

What Are Connective Tissues? Connective tissue acts as a binding agent, connecting tissues together such as different muscles to one another with the most common type being loose connective tissue and coming in 3 forms: Elastic fibres are stretchable fibres … Continue reading

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