Basic concept of myofascial release?
Myofascial release is a combination of light stretching and massage to release muscle tension
and break up scar tissue. The physiotherapist will apply moderate traction and twisting
techniques in combination with gentle stretching in order to achieve this. Each stretch
and massage technique can last for several minutes and be performed several times until the muscle is
Why go for myofascial release?
Myofascial release provides benefit by combining stretching and massage. The techniques used
and the length of time taken allows muscle to relax and also helps to break up scar tissue
that can be formed from tense, overused or injured muscles. It can also prevent injury
occurring by maintaining flexibility and range of movement.
Where to utilise myofascial release?
Myofascial release can benefit several conditions including:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome