Fascial Stretch Therapy
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a gentle assisted stretch which improves the flexibility of the fascia within the body. Fascia is a network of connective tissues that includes the muscles, joints, and tendons. An FST session involves the practitioner gently guiding the limbs through different ranges of motion while using some traction to assist the nervous system to reset to the new stretch.
FST is an excellent treatment for individuals looking to improve mobility, flexibility, injury prevention, and is a great recovery choice following training. Other benefits also include; improved posture, improved blood flow to muscles, increased strength and endurance of muscles, reduces muscular fatigue, and improves sport performance.
The Fascial Stretch Therapy technique leans into the shifting paradigms and treats the whole person, not just a body part. It is pain-free and uses constant circulatory, gently oscillating movements of traction and stabilization to decompress joints and expand space in the soft tissues. Beyond gaining range of motion where needed, one experiences vastly improved kinesthesia (ability to move with ease) and proprioception (sense of one’s posture both when still and in movement). An overall feeling of wellbeing, confidence, and ease with oneself after receiving FST is the capstone to personal and professional transformation.
PTC offers both 30 minute and 1 hour long appointments.