Myofascial Release: Optimal Relief for Pain and Stiffness

Myofascial Release

When we experience pain it can be difficult, or even impossible, to enjoy just about anything. We all experience it too! Remember that time you tweaked your neck putting on a sweater? How about that constant pain in your lower back from sitting, or those pesky migraines that put you out for the whole day? Myofascial Release can help eliminate pain, stiffness and restricted motion and give your body the room to heal itself and return to functioning properly. 

Myofascial Release Can Help:

  • Relieve pain and stress
  • Regain posture and freedom of movement
  • Recover from injury
  • Unwind
  • Increase vitality
  • Restore confidence and abilities

Myofascial Release is a safe, gentle and effective, advanced form of body/mind work that works to release restrictions in the fascial system. Fascia is one continuous three dimensional web of connective tissue that supports and surrounds every muscle, muscle fiber, cell, nerve, blood vessel, and organ of your body. It has the ability to exert 2000 pounds of pressure per square inch, which can put tremendous pressure on pain-sensitive structures and diminish the vital functions of the body when restricted. It can affect the whole body or another part that is seemingly unrelated. Fascial restrictions do not show up on any diagnostic tests, such as an X-ray, MRI, CAT scan, myelogram, or EMG. And, often, people are only treated for their symptoms without ever finding or treating the underlying cause of these symptoms, which often persist. Myofascial Release can help to address the cause and support each person on a journey to authentic healing. Many people who have exhausted all resources, finding only temporary results within conventional medicine and therapies, discover the support they need from Myofascial Release. There is hope! 

Conditions Commonly Treated with Myofascial Release:

  • Back and cervical pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Scoliosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spasm/Spasticity
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports injuries
  • Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
  • Temporal Mandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Restricted Motion
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Head Trauma
  • Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Dysfunction
  • Whiplash
  • Stroke and brain injury
  • Age and pediatric related issues

Fascial strains may slowly tighten as a result of poor posture, repetitive movement, trauma or inflammation. The more repetitive the behavior, the more the fascia will tighten, causing you pain and dysfunction that is energetically exhausting. Myofascial Release performed by a skilled professional can rid your body of injury, pain and stress while increasing your overall quality of life. Our patients continually express feeling more agile, active and lively following a Myofascial Release treatment. Patients who have regular treatment report feeling younger, healthier and visit the doctor less often. 

Our Myofascial Release treatments integrate directly with the services of our primary care physicians and our acupuncturists to provide a completely integrated holistic treatment plan for a healthy you, inside and out. While you undergo Myofascial Release treatments, our naturopathic doctors can simultaneously help correct the underlying issues causing your pain. 

Call us today at (360) 570-0401 to schedule your free, 15-minute consultation and learn how Myofascial Release could be the secret to your health and happiness!

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