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People with backaches, headaches, fibromyalgia or chronic pain will appreciate the fact that these two combined benefits relieve tension and pain, in addition to promoting healing of scars. Myofascial release can also reduce tension on the carpal tunnel or the sciatic nerve, therefore reducing the symptoms of syndromes associated with these issues.
The therapist will apply sustained but delicate pressure on different parts of the body, which will allow fascias to stretch and unfold. Different techniques may be used, for example slow movements along a muscle or pressures on opposite areas to assume a good stretch of its center section.
People at risk of developing phlebitis should not receive this type of care. The usual contraindications to a massage therapy care apply.Find a therapist