Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to the layer of loose tissue (fascia) surrounding the muscle tissues

Etymologies

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From myo- (“muscle”) +‎ fascia (“loose tissue”)

Examples

  • Chronic muscle soreness (also known as myofascial pain) can be notoriously hard to vanquish -- in part because it's sometimes hard to pinpoint where the problem is.

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  • All that tension also strains the big jaw muscles, making them contract continuously and activates irritable knots called myofascial trigger points, which produce still more tension and refer pain to other muscles.

    The Daily Grind: When Stress Sets Your Teeth on Edge

  • Made from extruded polyethylene foam packed into a dense cylindrical shape, it provides a straightforward, risk-free way to calm overactive muscles as a form of soft tissue therapy also known as myofascial release.

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  • I have read as much as I can on the subject and am looking into something called myofascial release as a non surgery option.

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  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

    Life & Style

  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

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  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

    STLtoday.com Top News Headlines

  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

    Life & Style

  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

    STLtoday.com Top Life & Style Headlines

  • When it comes to manual (hands-on) physical therapy techniques (such as myofascial release, mobilization of the spine, muscle energy and neurotension techniques), Dr. Feinberg said she cheats.

    Life & Style

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