Fascial plasticity – a new neurobiological explanation: Part 1

  title={Fascial plasticity – a new neurobiological explanation: Part 1},
  author={R. Schleip},
  journal={Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies},
  • R. Schleip
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
  • Abstract In myofascial manipulation an immediate tissue release is often felt under the working hand. This amazing feature has traditionally been attributed to mechanical properties of the connective tissue. Yet studies have shown that either much stronger forces or longer durations would be required for a permanent viscoelastic deformation of fascia. Fascia nevertheless is densely innervated by mechanoreceptors which are responsive to manual pressure. Stimulation of these sensory receptors has… CONTINUE READING
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