Soft tissue release is an advanced massage technique which has many purposes including assessment, myofascial release, hypertonicity (muscle tightness) release in tight muscles and ligaments. This technique often promotes faster healing.
What is STR?
The application of pain free pressure by a certified Athletic Therapist, Physiotherapist, or Massage Therapist to a muscle with the objective of elongating, rearranging, and untangling muscle fibers for more efficient, pain free functioning of that muscle. It is very efficient at correcting muscular injuries that have a scar tissue network.
Top 5 benefits of soft tissue release?
- It's efficient at correcting muscular injuries that have a scar tissue network
- Great patient response with the following conditions: tendonitis, golfer's elbow, tennis elbow, arthritis, chronic pain, knee pain, back pain
- Aids in relaxing muscles
- Improving healing time of strained ligaments and muscle tissue
- Increases ROM (range of motion) and joint flexibility
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