Myofascial Release Therapy (MRT) applies sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue eliminating pain and restoring motion. “Myo” refers to muscle and “fascia” refers to the collagenous web that surrounds, supports, and connects muscles. Dehydration and things like repetitive movement cause fascia and muscle to bind together inhibiting muscles’ to move efficiently. Pressure needs to be applied to these adhesions, or trigger points, to help break them up and release them. A Dynamic Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic therapist will help you determine how Myofascial Release Therapy can help you. Some conditions treated by MRT include Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia or migraine headaches. Patient symptoms include: Tightness of tissues restricting motion or pulling the body out of alignment; A sense of excessive pressure on muscles or joints producing pain; Pain in any part of the body. After a treatment Drink more water to help your body…

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Myofascial release is a type of treatment that is used to treat the condition myofascial pain syndrome, often through physical therapy. This is a chronic pain disorder that affects the muscles throughout your body. The syndrome tightens the mysofascial tissues and makes them very sensitive. The act of mysofascial release will focus on the reduction of the pain and tension of the tissue. The therapist will usually examine the trigger points for this syndrome. Even though the trigger is often…

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