Myofascial Release in Baltimore

Chiropractic Baltimore MD Myofascial Release

What is myofascial release in Baltimore MD?

Myofascial release in Baltimore MD is a type of hands-on therapy that focuses on manipulating fascia, a connective tissue that surrounds muscles and organs throughout the body. The fascia can become tight and restrictive due to injury, overuse, or poor posture, which can lead to chronic pain and other symptoms. Myofascial release is used to alleviate pain, increase range of motion, and promote healing.

Myofascial release techniques involve applying sustained pressure or stretching to the affected area to release tension in the fascia and improve circulation. This can be done through hands-on manipulation or using specialized tools, such as foam rollers, scraper tools or balls.

Myofascial release can be helpful in treating a wide range of conditions, including back pain, neck pain, headaches, fibromyalgia, and sports injuries. It is often used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that may include exercise, stretching, and other forms of therapy. The goal of myofascial release is to restore normal function and reduce pain by addressing the underlying causes of muscle and fascial tension.

What are the benefits of myofascial release?

Myofascial release can provide a range of benefits, including:

  1. Pain relief: Myofascial release can help alleviate chronic pain and discomfort in the muscles and fascia. By releasing tension and improving circulation, it can help reduce pain and improve overall function.
  2. Increased range of motion: Tight fascia and muscles can limit range of motion, making it difficult to perform daily activities or exercise. Myofascial release can help increase flexibility and mobility, allowing for better range of motion and easier movement.
  3. Improved circulation: Myofascial release can help improve blood flow and lymphatic drainage, which can promote healing and reduce inflammation in the body.
  4. Better posture: Poor posture can contribute to muscle tension and pain. Myofascial release can help address imbalances in the body and improve posture, reducing pain and discomfort.
  5. Stress relief: Myofascial release can be relaxing and therapeutic, helping to reduce stress and promote a sense of well-being.
  6. Sports performance: Myofascial release can be used to help improve sports performance by reducing muscle tension and promoting better range of motion.

During a myofascial release treatment, the chiropractor uses hands-on techniques to apply pressure to specific points in the affected area, stretching and manipulating the soft tissues to release tension and break up adhesions or scar tissue. This can help to improve the alignment and function of the joints, reduce pain and inflammation, and improve range of motion.

Myofascial release is often used in combination with other chiropractic techniques, such as spinal adjustments and corrective exercises, to help patients achieve optimal healing and pain relief. By addressing the underlying causes of joint dysfunction and pain, chiropractic care can help to restore the body's natural balance and promote overall health and well-being.


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Shifrin Family Chiropractic

2700 Lighthouse Point E #320
Baltimore, MD 21224

(443) 692-7752