British Fascia Symposium 2016

This weekend I went along to the British Fascia Symposium 2016 in Worcester. There I met people who had travel from far and wide, including the USA, the Cayman Islands, Argentina and Italy. We all went for the same purpose,

Myofascial Release and scar tissue

Many people don’t realise that even the smallest of scars can compound dysfunction, affect fluidity and cause repetitive strain patterns due to loading of surrounding issues.  The effect can elicit seemingly unrelated symptoms and conditions. Myofascial Release can be

Happy New Year 2016!

When the holiday season comes to an end and all the festivities are over, you’re left with a new year. This can be a time to set in place new things to learn and do or it can be a

Tennis Ball Massage for Myofascial Pain

Tennis Ball Massage for Myofascial Pain

A tennis ball is a handy tool that you can use in the self-treatment of knots in your muscles, technically known as trigger points. Too many trigger points is known as myofascial pain syndrome.

I personally could not live without my collection of tennis balls. I often refer to Pain Science.com if I’m looking for an eloquent explanation as to why or how something works. What follows is a very useful article as to how you can use a tennis ball to relieve knots in your muscles.