Month: May 2017

Multiple Trigger Point therapy still can benefits clients

A new study by Albert Moraska and colleagues from the University of Colorado assessed the effects of single and multiple massage treatments on the pressure-pain threshold (PPT) at myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) in people with myofascial pain syndrome experienced as a tension-type headache. The study was published in the February 2017 issue of American Journal of

Can we alter the thoracolumbar fascia?

There seems to be an evidence-based myth flowing around the Social Media which stated that fascia cannot be altered. So, what does research really say? Two recent studies, published in the January 2017 issue of Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, evaluated the effect of self-myofascial release via foam rollers on the thickness and mobility of

Fascia in Spear Throwing

Professor Martin S. Fischer, Holder of the Chair for Special Zoology and Evolutionary Biology at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, and Thomas Röhler, The Rio de Janeiro Olympic gold medalist in Javelin throw recently spoke at the “Moving evening for movement” in Jena gymnasium (April 2017). One of the questions raised was why does Röhler’s