What is Myofascial Release?
Introduction to Myofascial Release
There are many types of fascial releases, including foam roller, roller stick, Graston, fascial manipulation, trigger point therapy, intramuscular stimulation, or simply soft tissue massage therapy. Each of these has their own benefits and so there is not one single technique. Normal myofascia should feel pliable and elastic. Whether a Physiotherapist or Personal Trainer, we all have different tools in our toolbox to help our clients and myofascial release is great tool to have to help your clients, family, friends and yourself.
Join Hannah Tan, Physiotherapy (MPT), Kinesiologist (BHK), as she discusses the different types of safe and effective myofascial release.
- Different Fascial schools of thought
- Fascial lines
- direct or indirect
- passive or active
The lecture will include information on “do-it-yourself” techniques you can practice on yourself and on others.
- Landmarking Surface Anatomy
- Myofascial release on yourself
- Myofascial release on others
There are many benefits to this type of therapy. Benefits that can be felt in other parts of the body in addition to the part that is being manipulated.
- How to reduce your risk of injury
- Reduce your pain
- How to increase your range of motion
Don’t miss this highly informative and useful lecture.
Presented by: Hannah Tan, Physiotherapist, MPT, Kinesiologist, BHK