The Athlete Performance And The Value of Myofascial Release
Many "weekend warriors", collegiate, or even professional athletes have experienced diminished performance as a consequence of direct injury or trauma (i.e. whiplash via an automobile accident) or through progressive overuse (i.e. back "pain" and knee pain without a known origin).  One of the more misunderstood, but key components of our discomfort lies in the layers of connective tissue, and not just in the soft-tissue and/or joints.  While x-rays, MRI's and CT scans do an excellent job of mapping bone, ligaments, tendons, organs, and even soft tissue, they "miss" the ability to see the essential layers of support and protection that guides every system in the human body, the fascia.  This systemic and encompassing tissue may be responsible for a progressive mechanism that results in shortened and contracted tissue, dysfunction and ultimately pain, and thereby impacts performance.

Professional sports massage and corrective treatment is a fusion of well-established and historically tested bodywork techniques, designed to alleviate symptoms of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.  Specialized and individualized treatment programs directly address the fascia and connective tissue, as well as the muscular and joint components of dysfunction.  However, the core of this work is structural change through a specific technique known as myofascial release.  At its essence "myo" means muscle and "fascia" means connective tissue.  Therapists will help clients through very gentle, holding techniques that work with both the surface and deep layers of fascia.  They may also employ deeper myofascial techniques which may be needed to release adhesions and scar-tissue within the contracted layers.

At Synergy Sports and Corrective Massage, LLC we have utilized addressed a multitude of injuries and illness with great success, including but not limited to migraine headaches, TMJ, rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, digestive disorders, SI joint pain, stress fractures and muscle sprains and strain.  We also believe in looking at "other" factors which may be impacting your function, and providing education, support and self-care techniques to improve your well-being.  Our team's extensive experience and education, and use of additional modalities including but not limited to cross-fiber friction, stretching, and sports therapy provide a platform for your improvement.  

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