Massage therapy is a technique used in the clinic to improve many conditions such as low back pain, arthritis, many forms of stress and tension. It is used to promote increased joint range of motion and improve circulation. Many times it helps with people who suffer from chronic pain conditions and when utilized regularly is a useful tool in helping keep pain under control.
MFR stands for myofascial release and is a soft tissue technique that is used to help with postural correction, decrease pain and increase range of motion. Compared to massage, it is more of a stretching and holding technique that allows tissue to relax on its own. It can help keep your posture in alignment to decrease low back pain, neck pain, and improve balance.
These techniques involve treatments to help balance the body muscular and connective tissue forces that while protecting the body from further injury sometimes develop imbalances in the body that adds to the problem.