Myofascial Release Therapy2019-08-31T05:32:53+00:00

Chartered Physiotherapists

Specialists in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Myofascial Release Therapy

Myofascial release therapy also known as myofascial trigger point therapy is a form of manual therapy used to treat tight painful knots of muscle tissue known as ‘trigger points’. Myofascial release techniques involves the use of the physiotherapist fingers, thumb or elbow to apply sustained ischemic pressure to tight or knotted areas of tissue. Once pressure is released there is an increase in blood flow back into the affected tissue helping to reduce tension and alleviate pain. Common areas where myofascial release techniques are used include the neck, shoulders and hips.

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Attended Portobello Physiotherapy Clinic for Lower back pain, physio service was excellent, they were able to explain to me in a clear manner the cause of my pain and what needed to be done to make it better. With a combination of hands on treatment and exercises my back has never felt better. I highly recommend Portobello Physiotherapy for anyone suffering with lower back pain.

Anthony Smith Long distance runner

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