Clinical Relevance of Fascial Tissue and Dysfunctions

  title={Clinical Relevance of Fascial Tissue and Dysfunctions},
  author={W. Klingler and M. Velders and K. Hoppe and M. Pedro and R. Schleip},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  • W. Klingler, M. Velders, +2 authors R. Schleip
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Current Pain and Headache Reports
  • Fascia is composed of collagenous connective tissue surrounding and interpenetrating skeletal muscle, joints, organs, nerves, and vascular beds. Fascial tissue forms a whole-body, continuous three-dimensional viscoelastic matrix of structural support. The classical concept of its mere passive role in force transmission has recently been disproven. Fascial tissue contains contractile elements enabling a modulating role in force generation and also mechanosensory fine-tuning. This hypothesis is… CONTINUE READING
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