Medical Manual Therapy
The benefits are widespread and well documented that massage therapy provides improved health and wellness on many levels. There are many techniques available depending on the desired goal.
Following an injury, manual therapy is frequently employed to improve function of the soft tissues, muscles, ligament and tendons thus helping to reduce pain.
Myofascial release refers to a manual technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia, integument, and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion and equilibrioception. Myofascial release usually involves applying shear compression or tension in various directions, or by skin rolling.