Myofascial Release Massage

Myofascial Release massage

Brighton myofascial release massage is a bodywork technique which is slow and works gently into areas of restriction, allowing the fascia to ‘release’, to become more pliable, and ‘melt’ layer upon layer, This method allows the therapist to work at a very deep level within the body to address problem areas. The results are  profound and generally long lasting.

The ‘myo’ in this word means muscle, the ‘fascia’ is the name given to the connective tissue within the body, and ‘release’ is to ease or let go.

What is fascia?

Fascia plays a crucial role in the support of our bodies. It surrounds and attaches to everything inside of us, it gives us our shape. It provides stability within us by creating a constant tension, able to absorb force. Everything within our body is held in suspension within the fascia matrix. In an ideal state, nothing within it touches, there is space between cells, bones, vessels, nerves and organs for moving freely. Recent research has proven that most of the pain we feel is coming from the fascia within our bodies. Because it is a three-dimensional continuous web throughout the body, any change within it is amplified to the surrounding areas and deeper tissues.

'The Matrix' 50x60cm £750

 

If our body is represented as a tent, our bones can be thought of as tent poles. These poles/bones are unable to support  anything without the constant pull of the guy ropes (or fascia). This provides the tension to allow the tent (or body) to remain upright.

In a normal healthy state the fascia is relaxed and wavy in configuration. It can stretch and move without restriction.  After trauma however, the fascia loses its pliability. It becomes tight, restricted and a source of tension to the rest of the body. Trauma, such as a fall, sporting injury, whiplash, surgery or  just habitual poor posture over time and repetitive strain injuries affect it and hence the way our body moves.

Brighton myofascial release massage is a great method for treating any chronic pain conditions and for restoring alignment and mobility.

 

 

 

 

Myofascial Release Massage