Understanding Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a technique utilized to make muscle tissue that is bound up, unbind.

Some muscle tissues in the body begin to develop a webbing called fascia as a result of poor movement.

The longer a movement is constricted, the harder it is to move it. Myofascial release is a fantastic technique that can get to the specific origin of where fascia is built up. After Myofascial release is implemented, muscle tissue becomes more pliable and is open for movement.

Tools of choice:

  1.  Lacrosse ball
  2. Medicine Ball
  3. Foam Roller
  4. Theracane
  5. Han Bo with rounded end


  1. Candice April 2, 2011 at 4:56 am - Reply

    Thanks for this great explanation! I’m still working on getting my muscles to be more pliable – they are stubborn suckers!

    • lupe April 3, 2011 at 3:27 am - Reply

      Thanks for the tips Doc I will get started asap…very good info.

  2. casey robazza February 14, 2017 at 9:43 am - Reply

    youve changes my life…..Im a former Div 1 Hockey player with tons of arthritis …….this stuff is golden!

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