FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPY (FST)
Fascial Stretch Therapy with our Registered Massage Therapist
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a unique system of table-based assisted stretching which focuses on the muscles and connective tissue that surround and encompass the joints.
What are the benefits of FST?
Joint Health Improves posture Improves functional ability Performance recovery Assists with pre athletic performance and training.
What is Fascia?
Fascia is a network of layered 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.
How will Fascial Stretch Therapy help me?
When the fascia and joint capsules are restricted it can cause increased muscle tone, strains, and tears. It also contributes to scar tissue formation which inhibits efficient movement patterns, increasing tightness even further. What makes this therapy different from other flexibility programs is that each stretch begins with a light traction of the joint being treated, to allow for a deeper stretch. This is an excellent treatment choice for those wanting to improve flexibility, recover from training, and for injury prevention.