5Apr, 2018

What Is Myofascial Tissue?

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Myofascial tissue is a thin, strong, fibrous tissue that extends throughout your body to provide support and protection to your muscles and bones. The tissue consists of collagen and elastin fibers. These are arranged in a web-like structure and are suspended in a fluid called ground substance. With a tensile strength of more than 2000 pounds, myofascial tissue provides strong support for the muscles. It also allows for flexibility. You can think of myofascial tissue as a mesh bag that contains your groceries. It is pliable and expands and contracts […]
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24Oct, 2017

Therapy Methods – Spinal Decompression Therapy

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Spinal decompression therapy is a treatment option for people suffering from a wide range of physical problems. Typically, doctors use this method to treat long-term back pain, sciatica, leg pain, degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, numbness and other conditions that have not responded to initial treatments like manipulation and physical therapy. Through spinal decompression therapy, doctors target any compressive forces on the vertebrae, which can cause spinal misalignment and compressed discs. Overall, compressed discs can cause serious discomfort. They lead to herniation or bulging discs, which puts pressure on the nerves. […]
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28Sep, 2017

Anatomy of the Core Muscles

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In order to make the most of each workout and avoid a serious injury, it’s vital to understand the anatomy of the core muscles. Basically, “core muscles” are those responsible for giving us strength and stability when we bend or twist. They can be broken down into seven different sets: the rectus abdomens, external obliques, internal obliques, transversus abdominis, multifidus, quadratus lumborum and lumbar erector spinae. Each set of muscles then performs a different function, as follows: Rectus abdominis This set of muscles is responsible for flexing and rotating the […]
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