Scar Tissue. Adhesion. Fibrosis. “Knots”. Different words for the same concept of the dense, fibrous tissues that can form in our muscles and soft tissues

Formed by a tearing or crushing injury to a muscle, tendon or ligament, the body creates scar tissue to “glue” the torn pieces together. A necessary part of the body’s healing mechanism. Although more commonly formed by not receiving enough oxygen to the soft tissue (Hypoxia). Things like poor posture, athletic pursuits, repeated use and…

The Good Hurt

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve been obsessed with watching the crazy YouTube videos about a contraption called the Fascia Blaster for a long time now. I eventually broke down and ordered one, then ran to the mailbox like a kid on Christmas when it was delivered. I love the breaking up all that fascial tissue,…