What is myofascial release massage therapy?
This chiropractic treatment provides sustained, gentle pressure to the myofascial connective tissue restrictions in your body to provide pain relief and restore motion. Stiff, immobile areas in the soft tissue are known as trigger points.
These trigger points can restrict muscle and joint movement and contribute to widespread pain. A myofascial massage loosens up muscles and reduces pain. Trigger points in your soft tissue can be caused by:
How does medical massage differ
from a spa massage?
There are various types of massage, but the difference mostly comes down to the objective and the practitioner. A spa treatment is performed mainly for relaxation and generally utilizes Swedish massage. A deep tissue massage is more focused on muscle healing and is closer to the technique used by a medical massage therapist.
Terms like sports massage, therapeutic massage, deep tissue massage, and medical massage can generally be grouped together as treatments that may include myofascial release therapy depending on the practitioner.
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