What is Myofascial Release Therapy M.R.T is a hands-on soft tissue therapy used to locate and breakdown scar tissue and adhesions in muscles, ligaments and tendons. When our bodies are injured, these tissues can shorten in length and develop scar tissue. While this is occurring the motion of muscles and joints are affected, thus leading to further problems such as nerve pinching.
Is this therapy painful? It depends on various factors such as patient tolerance, severity and length of time of the injury. Regardless, Dr. Chen works with each patient slowly and gently at the start of each treatment.
Some common conditions treated well with M.R.T.: -Tendinosis -Headaches -Rotator cuff injuries -Chronic postural pain -Sciatica -Repetitive stress injuries