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Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

What Is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a type of physical therapy often used to treat myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder caused by sensitivity and tightness in your myofascial tissues. These tissues surround and support the muscles throughout your body. The pain usually originates from specific points within your …

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Myofascial Trigger Point Massage

[mī·ōfa′shē·əl] “pertaining to a muscle and its sheath of connective tissue, or fascia.” Myofascial trigger point massage, also known as trigger points, are described as hyperirritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle. They are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. Compression of a trigger point may elicit local tenderness, referred pain, or local twitch response and has a referred pain …

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