- Relieves muscle and joint pain throughout the body
- Add flexibility
- Relieves headaches
- Helps the body detoxify
- Helps digestion and elimination
- Increases energy and helps reverse aging
- Helps TMJ sufferers
Myo means muscle and fascia is the connective tissue within the muscle or that connects muscles to ligaments and bones. When the mysofascial unit is contracted, tight, or damaged, it pulls organs, tissues, and bones out of alignment, adversely affecting their ability to function correctly. These restrictions can also cause pain.
Myofascial therapy consists of gentle manual manipulation, stretching, therapeutic injections of trigger points or electrical therapy. Releasing the myofascial tissues allows organs to function freely, without the structural restrictions imposed by tight connective tissue. In many cases, this alone normalizes function and relieves pain.
Myofascial therapy helps anyone old to young, active or inactive, be they in pain and suffer from disease or just want to achieve optimal body performance-a popular reason with athletes. It is especially effective at slowing and reversing problems associated with aging, is of great help to anyone suffering from related pain or diseases of the muscles (e.g. MS, fibromyalgia), for anyone who has had physical trauma or who has gone through surgery.