Definitions for "Myofascial Release"
A form of massage involving the stretching and manipulation of the tough connective tissue (fascia) that surrounds the body.
Sustained pressure, gentle stretching of muscles(fascia) to relieve muscle tightness.
Is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate fascial restrictions and facilitate the emergence of emotional patterns and belief systems that are no longer relevant or are impeding process. First, an assessment is made by visually analyzing the human frame, followed by the palpation of the tissue texture of various fascial layers. Upon locating an area of fascial tension, gentle pressure is applied in the direction of the restriction. Long, , stretching strokes are utilized to release muscular tension. Myofascial Release (MFR) is an effective approach in the relief of cervical pain, back pain, Fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neurological dysfunction, restriction of motion, chronic pain, and headaches.