Tag: active release technique

Myofascial Release Technique Explained

Myofascial Release Technique Explained  Myofascial release treatment (MRT) is used to break up scar tissue that exists in muscle tissue, tendons, and between muscles, fascia, and nerves. Injuries throughout one’s life to muscle and underlying tissues result in scar tissue. Our bodies also adapt to our unique body mechanics by adapting the body’s fascia, which acts as an exoskeleton of sorts and guides how muscles move.  There is now evidence that suggests that fascia is part of a larger system that integrates with the nervous system and may even affect how the organs in your bodywork. Enhancing the way you Read More »

Helpful tips on avoiding and preventing osteoarthritis pain and more.

Helpful tips on avoiding and preventing arthritis pain and more. You have pain in the neck with some radiation of pain into the shoulder and visit an orthopedic doctor that your primary doctor recommended.  After a couple of x-rays he tells you that the problem is due to arthritis and that you can take some medication, as you may have done other times you were in pain to relieve the discomfort.  Should you believe this tried and true diagnosis? Another example I have seen in some pain reliever commercials is pain when you try to open a bottle top or Read More »

Safe and effective non-surgical options for Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Finger.

Safe and effective non-surgical options for Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Finger. Dominoes; you tap one and away they go until one affects another which affects another. Why is an article on Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Fingers is discussing Dominoes? Fascio-kinetic chains, which work similar to dominoes in concept, are a series of joints and their surrounding fascia where the action of one joint affects another which affects then another.  People develop Ganglion Cysts and Trigger fingers because a similar mechanism exists in the arms and the legs. When the fascio-kinetic chain functions poorly, each joint in succession is then affected. Fascio-kinetic Read More »