Sacramento Myofascial Release

by Brie of Massage By Brie can help with YOUR Pain Management!

Sacramento - Myofascial Release is a form of massage involving the stretching and manipulation of the tough connective tissue (fascia) that surrounds the body.

Long stretching strokes are used to release muscular tension, that is restricting posture, movement, and circulation. The strokes help to restore normal alignment, and helps to reduce pain. Strokes are applied with gentle pressure, and held for approximately 2 minutes, for the stretch to have the full effect on the muscle. The same stretch can be performed multiple times, until the muscle is fully relaxed, and the therapist feels a release.

No massage oil or lotion is used for Myofascial Release.

More intense applications of Myofascial Release incorporates deeper pressure and skin rolling, by pinching the skin to pull it away from the body, then pushing it forward with the thumb which helps to separate the skin from the muscle.

A Massage Therapist will use their knuckles, fingers, elbows, or forearms to elongate the fascia, and release tightness caused by factors such as stress, injuries, or chronically poor posture. By stretching the fascia, you can also improve blood circulation and create space for tense muscles to release.

Another wonderful application of Myofascial Release, is to use this technique to break up scar tissue, or adhesions, due to injury in the muscles and surrounding tissues.

Myofascial Release can be used to promote the healing of an injured, stiff or painful muscle, but it is also effective in treating patients with poor posture, chronic fatigue, severe tension and anxiety, as well as repetitive stress injuries of the muscular-skeletal system, such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other chronic pain problems.

Myofascial Release Testimonial

A. de Mena on Sun, Nov. 21 2010 23:11:14 +0000:

Did great work on me! Have been suffering w/myofascial pain....neck and shoulder. Have had my first treatment with her and will be going back. She is very nice, took her time and seemed very focused on helping me out with my issues.

Chronic Pain Problems helped by Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release can be helpful to threat these chronic pain problems and issues: (additional details about these problems will be coming soon!)

  • Reduce Scar Tissue
  • Treat Arthritis
  • Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Treat Chronic Fatigue
  • Treat Fibromyalgia
  • Treat Frozen Shoulder
  • Treat Headaches & Migraines
  • Treat Menopause-related pain
  • Treat Menstrual Cramps
  • Treat Muscle Spasms
  • Treat Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Treat Pain specifically in the neck and back areas
  • Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Treat Sports injuries
  • Treat Whiplash

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Book a Myofascial Release Appointment with Brie

If you are suffering from Chronic Pain, Please schedule an appointment with Brie at Massage By Brie, and let me assist YOU with YOUR Pain Management! 

Please Note: With Myofascial Release, I see a lot of clients with chronic pain problems.  With chronic pain problems, I recommend setting up a regular massage program, and coming as often as your budget can afford. (once a month, once every two weeks, and I even have some clients who come every week!). 

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Book an Outcall Service with Brie (Prenatal and Existing Clients only), by calling Brie at 916-790-4596 to schedule.

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Update 4/5/2023:

Currently taking clients on my own again on an outcall basis.
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Myofascial Release Testimonial

From: B.R. on Oct. 24, 2011

Great Massage!

Brie did Myofascial Massage on me.  She was Awesome! Strong and deft hands.  I finally am feeling some relief from a constantly aching shoulder.  Am definitely going back.

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