MyoFascial Release MFR
involving deep friction and stroking of the body's fascia and muscles
to improve its ability to move within the body.
Myofascial Release MFR also is part of Soft Tissue Manipulation.
Some people call it, Deep Tissue Manipulation
or Deep Tissue Massage
MYO = muscle,
FASCIAL = fasciae that covers the muscle,
RELEASE = relax, loosen.
to pain reduction (especially cramp / spasm pain),
better range (morning neck stiffness, neck rotation)
as well as improved sleep quality.
to distinguish different type of pain, type of injury,
to apply different type of pressure & direction of strokes
onto the injured tissues.
Blindly ''rubbing'' the pain area
not going to help ease the pain,
it may worsen the injury & pain.