Fascia

Fascia

DEFINITION – What does Fascia mean?

Fascia is a connective tissue the surrounds your bones, muscles, organs, blood vessels, and nerves. In other words, it connects everything throughout the body. Hence, ‘everything in the body is connected.’ This tissue functions to support and protect your body.

BREAKING DOWN – Fascia

Fascia is a flexible tissue that allows your muscles and organs to move freely, without friction. Pain may occur where the fascia becomes restricted or where adhesions, rigid scar-like tissue, form after injury.

However, massage techniques, such as myofascial release, can help reduce pain and tension in the muscles caused by fascia restrictions. Further, using a massage ball, foam roller, stretching, and maintaining good posture can help improve and maintain optimal fascia health.

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Athlete’s Choice Massage is a modern massage studio. Since opening in 2016, Athlete’s Choice Massage has become an active part of the Edmonton and Sherwood Park community. Our experienced registered massage therapists set the highest standards in massage treatments. With massage therapy being covered by many people’s extended health care benefits, it is now easier than ever to experience the positive effects of therapeutic massage.

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