top of page
AdobeStock_352149697.jpeg

Application of Fascial Manipulation technique in chronic shoulder pain--anatomical basis and clinical implications

Cite

Full Text Link

Review

-

Fascial

J Bodyw Mov Ther.2009 Apr;13(2):128-35.

Authors:

Julie Ann Day, Carla Stecco, Antonio Stecco

Abstract.

Classical anatomy still relegates muscular fascia to a role of contention. Nonetheless, different hypotheses concerning the function of this resilient tissue have led to the formulation of numerous soft tissue techniques for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. This paper presents a pilot study concerning the application of one such manual technique, Fascial Manipulation, in 28 subjects suffering from chronic posterior brachial pain. This method involves a deep kneading of muscular fascia at specific points, termed centres of coordination (cc) and centres of fusion (cf), along myofascial sequences, diagonals, and spirals. Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) measurement of pain administered prior to the first session, and after the third session was compared with a follow-up evaluation at 3 months. Results suggest that the application of Fascial Manipulation technique may be effective in reducing pain in chronic shoulder dysfunctions. The anatomical substratum of the myofascial continuity has been documented by dissections and the biomechanical model is discussed.

Publication Date: 

2009 Apr

OEID: 

6457

Day, AJ., Stecco, C., Stecco, A. (2009) 'Application of Fascial Manipulation technique in chronic shoulder pain--anatomical basis and clinical implications', J Bodyw Mov Ther.2009 Apr;13(2):128-35.

Sponsored by 

logo-footer-k.png

Search    Explore    About    Join    Web Policy     Contact Us

Copyright © 2023 OsteoEvidence. All Rights Reserved.
 

bottom of page