PRO-TEK PHYSICAL THERAPY
The Wellness Center
17-06 Utopia Parkway, Whitestone, NY 11357
Get your life back again
The use of Myofascial Release allows us to look at each patient as a unique individual. Our one-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which our therapists use a multitude of Myofascial Release techniques and movement therapy. We promote independence through education in proper body mechanics and movement, self treatment instruction, enhancement of strength, improved flexibility, and postural and movement awareness.
What Problems Can Myofascial Release Can Help?
For years Pro-Tek Physical therapy has helped new york therapy patients regain their quality of life.
Located in Whitestone Queens, Pro-Tek looks to provide the best physical therapy, CST Therapy, and Myofascial release for Queens, NYC, Brooklyn, and Bronx New York residents.
Treat pain and discomfort without medicine, surgery and medical procedures.
Myofascial Release, also called MFR Release, is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate.
Fascia plays an important role in the support and function of our bodies since it surrounds and attaches to all structures. In the normal healthy state, the fascia is relaxed and wavy in configuration. It has the ability to stretch and move without restriction. When one experiences physical trauma, emotional trauma, scarring, or inflammation, however, the fascia loses its pliability. It becomes tight, restricted, and a source of tension for the rest of the body. Trauma, such as a fall, car accident, whiplash, surgery or just habitual poor posture and repetitive stress injuries, has cumulative effects on the body. The changes trauma causes in the fascial system influence comfort and function of our body. Fascial restrictions can exert excessive pressure causing all kinds of symptoms producing pain, headaches, or restriction of motion. Fascial restrictions affect our flexibility and stability, and are a determining factor in our ability to withstand stress and perform daily activities.