Fascia is a network of layered white connective tissue that surrounds muscles, bones and joints. The joint capsule that surrounds joints is involved in optimizing the mechanical function of the joint and is also part of the fascial network. When fascia and joint capsules are restricted, muscle tightness, strains, and tears can occur, contributing to scar tissue formation, which inhibits movement patterns further.
What makes this therapy different from other flexibility programs is that each stretch begins with a light traction of the joint being treated. This allows for a deeper stretch by creating more space in joint.
FST can be a powerful tool for:
Written by: Melanie Dardanou
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