Massage & Myofascial Stretching
Release tension, relax, & get back mobility
Improve Mobility & Function
Myofascial stretching is a specialized stretching technique that specifically targets the fascia, the intricate web-like connective tissue that envelops and supports our muscles, bones, and joints. By focusing on this vital component of our body, myofascial stretching has the remarkable ability to enhance flexibility, alleviate muscle tension and soreness, and ultimately optimize overall mobility and function.
Whether you are an athlete looking to optimize performance, someone recovering from an injury or surgery, or simply seeking to improve your overall quality of life, myofascial stretching offers a holistic approach to improving mobility and function. Incorporating this highly effective technique into your wellness routine, you can unlock the full potential of your body, allowing for greater freedom of movement and a renewed sense of vitality.
How Does It Work?
Traditional stretching, which is what most of us have experienced, moves a muscle to its end range, holds it there briefly (usually from ten to twenty seconds), and then releases the stretch. While this can be helpful, it misses out on a large component of our body tissue. Instead, fascial stretching enables us to lengthen and elongate the collagenous component of the tissue in addition to the elastin. This makes the stretches more effective, and the results will last longer.
The key differences between the two are that Myofascial stretches go for the "low and slow" method and are combined with specific massage techniques designed to get the blood flowing. Stretches are never forced, as soon as there is a bit of a pull, the stretch is held for at least two minutes - and up to ten. This type of massage and stretching should never be painful but you can instantly feel your body change as the tissue elongates, softens, and lengthens. Schedule your appointment with our therapist today to get started.
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