Why is fascia important for massage therapy?

Why is fascia important for massage therapy?

What happens when fascia is loosened? Myofascial Release causes an increase in the hydration of the ground substance, the collagen fibers and the entire fascial system. It increases the distance between collagen fibers and restores elasticity, allowing for further hydration and a reduction in compression around other structures. What can I expect from myofascial release?…

Does a deep tissue massage help with plantar fasciitis?

Does a deep tissue massage help with plantar fasciitis?

Does foot massage help with plantar fasciitis? Because plantar fasciitis is essentially a repetitive strain injury to the fibrous tissue on the bottom of the foot, massage therapy is a helpful treatment for relieving that strain. Deep tissue massage is the technique of choice, especially for heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis. Is it okay…