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What is fascial stretch therapy good for?

What is fascial stretch therapy good for?

FST targets fascia, the most prevalent tissue in the body. Fascia is found around the muscles, joints, arteries, veins, the brain, and the spinal cord. The stretch helps reduce pressure and release stored stress in the fascia, improving circulation and flexibility while boosting energy.

Does Theragun help with fascia?

A: A foam roller and a Theragun are both treatment modalities based on the principles of myofascial release. Both target muscles and fascia with the intent of relieving pain and soreness as well as decreasing tightness and increasing flexibility.

Is fascia stretching Safe?

Fascial stretch therapy is a safe way to improve flexibility, but it also helps with relaxation and strengthening of muscles. It’s suitable for people of all ages and is an ideal way to increase your athletic performance or fitness regime.

Is fascia stretching real?

Although fascia looks like one sheet of tissue, it’s actually made up of multiple layers with liquid in between called hyaluronan. It’s designed to stretch as you move. But there are certain things that cause fascia to thicken and become sticky.

What do you wear to a fascial stretch?

Ideal clothing includes stretchy athletic wear such as leggings, shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, sports bras, etc. Tight fitting spandex shorts are great, but please do not wear loose fitting short-shorts. Does Fascial Stretch Therapy hurt? Your Fascial Stretch Therapy session should be a pain-free, relaxing experience.

Is fascial stretching Safe?

Why is my fascia so tight?

Fascia-Related Muscle Pain and Stiffness Factors that cause fascia to become gummy and crinkle up (called adhesion) include: A lifestyle of limited physical activity (too little movement day after day) Repetitive movement that overworks one part of the body. Trauma such as surgery or injury.

How long does it take to loosen fascia?

Fifteen to 20 minutes in a warm Epsom salt bath can coax tight fascia to loosen up, releasing your muscles from their stranglehold. Make sure to follow it up with 10 minutes of light activity to keep blood from pooling in your muscles.

Will a massage gun break up fascia?

The massage gun uses percussive therapy to pulse targeted pressure into your muscles at speed helping to break up scar tissue, release the fascia and treat, muscle and tendon conditions.

Can Theragun replace stretching?

Theragun is used as a compliment to stretching, not in place of it. Use it on specific areas 10 sec fast, 10 sec fast, 10 sec fast. It’s the short duration that stimulates blood flow and releases the tension, allowing your muscles to move.