Blogs about Myofascial Release

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Bugatti Body
Active people take hits.  They get bumps, bruises, aches, and pains.  Some are ER worthy in which case the patient will undergo physician’s care.  Others are mere inconveniences that cause pain, swelling, discoloration, and irritation.  Instances of pain are normal, chronic pain is not.  There are solutions and preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the body’s reaction to active lifestyle occurrences.  
Monday, June 17, 2013 • Hyattsville, MD 20782
The Bio Mechanic
 In Myofascial Release Part 1 I reviewed in general the structure and function of the connective tissue that surrounds the muscles, which is the target structure of myofascial release.  Now that we have a basic understanding of what the fascia is and what it does, let’s review some of the issues that myofascial release is meant to alleviate. 
Friday, May 31, 2013 • Los Angeles, CA 90025
           You travel to your favorite hiking destination only to see a man in the distance about to bungee jump off of a cliff. You aren’t worried since you know the elastic response of the bungee will bring him right back up. Another man next to him ties a paracord rope around his waist and also jumps. “THAT’S SUICIDE!”, you exclaim with horror. But this is the case when our soft tissue networks are tight. That’s right; the guillotine in this situation is soft tissue.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 • Newport News, VA 23606
Adrianne Flinn's Blog
 Fascial Fitness is a fairly new buzz word among fitness professionals.  It pertains to training the body based on the fascial tissue layer which has been a neglected piece of kinesthetic chain in previous research.  The fascia layer lies between the skin and muscular tissue.  This layer is greasy and looks like a spider web as it encompasses the muscles and organs in a net-like fashion.  One important detail about the fascia: it is an interconnected web and remains continuous throughout the body.