Myofascial Release Therapy

Myofascial Release Therapy - Waterloo, Ontario


Myofascial Release Therapy targets injured, inflamed or fibrotic soft-tissue in the body. Many different types of soft-tissue therapies exist including Myofascial Release Therapy, Active Release Therapy ®, Trigenics ® , Graston ®, post-isometric relaxation, neuro-dynamic mobilization therapy and others. Directing treatment at injured muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and other soft-tissues in the body is an important part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Dr. Nyman will determine if your injury would benefit from a specific type of Myofascial Release Therapy and make recommendations to assist you in your recovery.

Myofascial Release Therapy for soft-tissue injuries in Waterloo, Ontario

"Myofascial Release Therapy consists of specialized hands-on therapy techniques directed at treating injured, inflamed or fibrotic soft-tissues in the body including muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and other non-bony structures."

Myofascial Release Therapy is often effective in providing relief for:

  • musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries
  • tendonitis, tedinosis or tendinopathy
  • muscle strains and spasms
  • ligament sprains
  • chronic pain syndromes
  • bursitis
  • ...and many other soft-tissue injuries

Myofascial Release Therapy for rotator cuff and tendonitis in Waterloo, Ontario

Here are a few examples of conditions that respond well to Myofascial Release Therapy:

  • tennis elbow
  • golfer's elbow
  • rotator cuff injuries and impingement syndromes
  • hamstring and quadriceps strains/tears
  • Knee sprains and mild-moderate osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Achilles tendinopathy ("tendonitis")
  • Plantar fasciitis - heel pain
  • TMJ disorders - jaw pain

"Myofascial Release Therapy and other forms of soft-tissue therapy are safe and non-forceful. They can be used effectively on a broad range of patients, from infants to seniors."

Myofascial Release Therapy for neck pain and headaches in Waterloo, Ontario

"Myofascial Release Therapies offer an alternative to treating neck pain without manipulation/adjustment. Cumulative soft-tissue therapy sessions can often lead to faster recovery times, less pain and good patient outcomes."

Learn more about how Myofascial Release Therapies may help you recover faster

If you would like to know more about the Myofascial Release Therapies Dr. Nyman offers and how they may help you recover faster from your specific injury, please contact us and our friendly staff will be glad to assist you.