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myo- +‎ fascia


myofascia (countable and uncountable, plural myofascias)

  1. (anatomy) The stiff covering of muscles and bones
    • 2015 August 21, Jun Ho Kim, Han Suk Lee, Sun Wook Park, “Effects of the active release technique on pain and range of motion of patients with chronic neck pain”, in Journal of Physical Therapy Science[1], volume 27, →DOI:
      ART is a method for treating the soft tissues such as the tendon, nerve, and myofascia, and is performed for repetitive strain injury, acute injury, and functional fixation damage due to abnormal posture maintained over the long term.

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