Fascia – The Mystery Tissue That Holds You Together with Tim Appleford, PT, MSPT, OCS, ATC Clinical Services Manager of the Bay Area Physical Therapy location March 28, 2017 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm Fascia is a connective tissue that forms a continuous system throughout the body. Problems in that system can create pain and movement limitations. Come learn about the fascial system, how to keep it healthy, and what to do if it’s not! Seating is limited. Click here to Register on eventbrite. For further assistance please call (925) 284-6150.
What is fascia? Fascia is a type of connective tissue found within the body. It is mostly made up of collagen, making it somewhat pliable but also very good at resisting tensile (pulling) forces. The body’s fascial system is continuous throughout the body, connecting your head all the way to your toes! What does fascia do? Fascia is basically the support system for all of the body’s soft tissue structures (muscle, tendon, organ, blood vessels, nerves, etc). For example, fascia envelopes the individual muscles and organs and keeps them where they belong while still allowing for movement. Fascia also plays […]