Integrative Health of South Florida
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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release therapy is a type of gentle, constant massage that releases tightness and pain throughout your myofascial tissues. First, your healthcare provider will locate trigger points, or knots, in your fascial tissues. Then, they'll gently apply pressure until they feel the tension release.

What is Fascia?

Fascia is like a spider web.  The stringy tissue is densely woven throughout your muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, veins and organs.  Fascia is one continuous structure throughout the body.  Each part of your body is connected to it in some way.  That’s why if there’s a snag in the tissue in one part of your body, it can cause pain in another part of your body.  


Normally, fascia is flexible and stretchy, yet it’s strong.  It provides structural support to your body and protects your muscles.  Fascia is usually able to move without any restrictions.  When your body experiences any kind of trauma, your fascia loses its flexibility.  It becomes tightened and more rigid.  The tightness can lead to pain and loss of motion, which can affect your quality of life. 


Who Benefits from Myofascial Release?

  • Physical trauma: From incidences such as falls, car accidents and whiplash
  • Scarring: From conditions such as frozen shoulder, burns, and surgery
  • Inflammation: From conditions such as bursitis, osteoarthritis or plantar fasciitis
  • Compressed nerves: From herniated disks or carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Repetitive stress injuries: From heavy lifting to poor posture



Appointments only....


Monday-Friday 10am-5pm


License #MA73612

Establishment #MM44129





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