Balanced Energy Massage
Servicing the western North Carolina areas of
Cashiers, Sapphire, Lake Toxaway, Highlands,Glenville and Brevard
Balancing the mind, body, and soul through holistic
What is Myofascial Release?
Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into Myofascial restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. Fascia is a densely woven covering and surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, artery and vein as well as all of our internal organs including the heart, lungs, brain and spinal cord. The most interesting aspect of the fascial system is that it is not just a system of separate coverings. It is actually one structure that exists from head to foot without interruption. In this way you can begin to see that each part of the entire body is connected to every other part by the fascia, like the yarn in a sweater.
In the normal healthy state, the fascia is relaxed and wavy in configuration. It has the ability to stretch and move without restriction. When we experience physical trauma, scarring, or inflammation, however, the fascia loses its pliability. It becomes tight, restricted and a source of tension to the rest of the body. Trauma, such as a fall, whiplash, surgery or just habitual poor posture over time and repetitive stress injuries has a cumulative effects. The changes they cause in the fascial system influence comfort and the functioning of our body and through excessive pressure can cause back pain, neck pain, and less overall range of motion. They affect our flexibility and stability, and are a determining factor in our ability to withstand stress and strain.
Myofascial Release is highly recommended for anyone who suffers from Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, neurological disorders, migraines or headaches, neck and back pain, carpel tunnel syndrome, sports injuries, scoliosis and postural dysfunctions, and other chronic pain syndromes.
Balanced Energy therapists have been trained under the tutelage of John F. Barnes, P.T. Find out more about Balanced Energy's private wellness sessions or how to contact us.
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Balanced Energy Massage Locations in the western North Carolina Area:
Cashiers, NC - Cashiers Chiropractic & Acupuncture, 130 US-64 E, 2nd Floor, Cashiers, NC 28717 (Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays only) - please call (828) 743-9070 to schedule here
Lake Toxaway, NC - Please call 214-668-5620 for directions
(Outcalls are also available to the areas of
Cashiers, Sapphire, Lake Toxaway, Glenville and Brevard - Please add a $30 per visit Service Fee
Nancy M. Caponi
Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (NC #13620)
Certified Neuromuscular Therapist (NMT)
Certified Orthopedic Massage Therapist (OMT)
Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT)