You probably already know the benefits of incorporating stretching into your fitness routine, but have you heard of fascial stretching? This exciting treatment delivers numerous benefits, and is one of many treatments available at Activate IV and Cryotherapy LLC in Cumming and Alpharetta, Georgia, under the direction of Heath Trowell, MD. Book an appointment today to give fascial stretch therapy a try. Online scheduling is available, or you can always call to speak with a member of the administrative staff.
Fascial Stretch Therapy is a system of assisted stretching that focuses on the muscles, joints, and connective tissue. The therapist will help you stabilize your body as you are gently helped into specific stretches to help facilitate relaxation and movement into your joints and body. This is an excellent treatment choice for those wanting to improve flexibility and mobility, recover from training, and prevent injury.
Some liken it to a spider web that’s woven throughout your body, quietly giving it the support it needs to thrive. Healthy fascia is malleable, and can twist, glide, slide, and bend as needed. When your fascia becomes unhealthy, it turns tight, sticky, and clumpy, creating adhesions and restrictions in the surrounding tissues.
Numerous things can threaten the health of your fascia, including:
Treating your fascia can lead to widespread improvements, often in areas seemingly unrelated to connective tissue.
Fascial Stretch Therapy is a system of table-based assisted stretching. Unlike a yoga class or the warm-up stretches you might do before a walk or run, this form of stretching allows a trained professional to do much of the work.
When you arrive for your session let your practitioner know if you’ve experienced any recent pain or other symptoms. Discuss your goals for treatment to receive a customized experience.
You’ll lie on a treatment table wearing clothing that enables free joint movement. Your therapist will explain what movements are necessary and assists you in those stretches by manipulating your limbs into various positions.
There is no pain associated with Fascial Stretch Therapy. In fact, the experience feels amazing, and you’ll begin to notice the effects right away.
Many men, women, and children can benefit from Fascial Stretch Therapy, but there are certain groups that can achieve astounding improvements in daily function. These groups include those who are:
If you’d like to explore this therapy in more detail, schedule an appointment online or by phone. Activate IV and Cryotherapy LLC offers stand-alone session pricing for 30, 60, or 90-minute sessions, or a range of monthly memberships that also include free oxygen therapy and NormaTecⓇ compression therapy.
Our Fascial Stretch memberships include:
$57.99 30 MINUTE SESSION
$84.99 60 MINUTE SESSION
$129.99 90 MINUTE SESSION