Fascial Counterstrain

It Changes Lives, Not Just Symptoms

It's gentle; yet powerful

Long Lasting Relief

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Putting the Body in the Position of Ease to Relieve Dysfunction 

Fascial Counterstrain is a specialized technique that is very passive for the client. 

Counterstrain is a therapeutic, hands-on method, designed to release spasm in all tissues of the human body. Every organ, nerve, artery, muscle, ligament, tendon, vein and lymphatic vessel in the human body can actively spasm and produce pain in a natural, protective response to injury. Once this reflex spasm is triggered it can persist, spread and form hundreds of tender points.

Gentle body positioning and compression or shortening of the strained structure works to effect a therapeutic release. By positioning the body against the strain or by applying a “counterstrain”, the structure quickly relaxes, thus reducing tension and immediately alleviating this primary source of pain. The elimination of this strain is quickly verified by simply checking the point, which is frequently no longer tender.

Benefits of Fascial Counterstrain

Calms the Sympathetic Nervous System,

Normalizing Blood Flow, Muscular Tension, Vascular Drainage, Neural Imput

and Decrease Pain