Our practice philosophy emphasizes highly personalized, patient-centered hands on care. Combining the skill-sets of Occupational Therapy with the J.F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach® creates a unique form of holistic healing not found in other settings.
Myofascial Release (MFR), is an effective and proven method to relieve pain, improve postural alignment, enhance athletic performance and
facilitate emotional healing. The therapist and patient work together to identify painful and restricted areas in the body. Using gentle, sustained manual pressure, the practitioner engages and facilitates release of restrictions in the fascial tissue of the body. Fascia is a continuous and dynamic web of tissue that supports and influences all aspects of the body – down to the cellular level. When restricted, it can cause tremendous pressure on pain sensitive structures. These restrictions can result in
disease, disability and changes in anatomical alignment that impair your range of motion and decrease your ability to function in day to day life.
Common diagnoses that MFR is indicated for: