Bodywork-Related Research and Resources, including myofascial release and neurologically driven approaches to pain.

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The research and other information presented here was initially directed specifically toward Myofascial Release, but as my education improved, I have expanded it to include a broader neuroscience approach as well. Why the change? Like many, I bought into the salesmanship involved with much myofascial release education. The lack of research was laughed at, since supposedly only our results mattered. But then I opened my eyes to see that there are more plausible ways of explaining the work that we do. So what you see below represents my change. Myofascial release IS an effective method of intervention, but if placing our hands on someone and acting in a certain way represents success, shouldn’t we be looking deeper at just what it is that is happening? If I place my hands on a patient and lightly apply pressure, changes occur. Fascia practitioners explain this as having to do with releasing bound down fascia. Muscle practitioners will speak of the influence on spasm, etc. This goes on and on, as there are many modalities which, if viewed from afar, appear remarkably similar. What occurs in the body is what intrigues me, not what we call the work. Fascia research just has not shown that fascia is the “driver” in all of this.

Many of the articles listed below directly cite Myofascial Release as an important component of successful treatments. Others offer the practitioner insight into aspects related to their work. I continually am gathering research and related articles pertinent to the field of both myofascial release, as well as the more scientifically accepted field of neuroscience-based modalities. As Internet information changes constantly, if you find a link that is not working, please email me to let me know.

As our paths, interests, and learning change, so do our sources of information. My interests in pursuing the “why’s” of what occurs under my hands has led me to a few different paths. Look to Soma Simple here, for a deeper understanding of how neuroscience can influence our practice. For views counter to what many of us want to hear (but really should), read through Paul Ingraham’s blog.

To those of you who believe that I am abandoning MFR, fear not. I am in search of a better understanding of what happens under my hands. I will continue to post research relating to myofascial release, as this research is as important as any. But we all need to look to the future, as this can only help us all. Don’t change what you do, change what you think!

Please excuse the duplicate citations.

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  1. Here is the current list of references used for the Neck, Voice, and Swallowing Disorders Seminars
  2. Diane Jacobs, PT’s blog called the HumanAntiGravitySuit. A place for all things neuro. Diane is not a proponent of MFR and believes that our treatment impacts the body in vastly different ways that I was lead to believe…great stuff!
  3. Dermoneuromodulation treatment manual, by Diane Jacobs, 2009 version.
  4. Dr. Ginger Campbells’s website with over 90 podcasts on brain science.
  5. First-person neuroscience and the understanding of pain
  6. BodyinMind.org: Research into the role of the brain & mind in chronic pain.
  7. BetterMovement.org
  8. Science-Based Medicine:
    Exploring issues and controversies in the relationship between science and medicine
  9. Project for Open Education in Massage
  10. MTABC – Evidence-based massage therapy resources
  11. The science of interpersonal touch: An overview
  12. Pain. Is it all just in your mind? Professor Lorimer Moseley (video)
  13. TEDxAdelaide – Lorimer Moseley – Why Things Hurt (video)
  14. Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in people without back pain. (“52 percent of the subjects had a bulge at at least one level, 27 percent had a protrusion, and 1 percent had an extrusion.”
  15. Abnormal magnetic-resonance scans of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic subjects. A prospective investigation. “In the group that was sixty years old or older, the findings were abnormal on about 57 per cent of the scans””
  16. Abnormalities identified in the knees of asymptomatic volunteers using peripheral magnetic resonance imaging.
  17. Age-related prevalence of rotator cuff tears in asymptomatic shoulders
  18. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Asymptomatic Shoulder of Overhead Athletes: A 5-Year Follow-up Study
  19. New Study Finds 70 Percent of Able-Bodied Hockey Players Have Abnormal Hip and Pelvis MRIs
  20. Leg-length inequality in people of working age. The association between mild inequality and low-back pain is questionable.
  21. Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report.
  22. Leg-length inequality is not associated with greater trochanteric pain syndrome.
  23. The association between static pelvic asymmetry and low back pain.
  24. Clinical Importance of Active Scars: Abnormal Scars as a Cause of Myofascial Pain
  25. Psoas Major: a case report and review of its anatomy, biomechanics, and clinical Implications
  26. The integration of the psoas major and the deep sacral gluteus maximus muscles into the lumbar cylinder model
  27. Fascial Plasticity – a New Neurobiological Explanation Parts 1 and 2
  28. Craniosacral Therapy: The Effects of Cranial Manipulation on Intracranial Pressure and Cranial Bone Movement
  29. Evidence of a Nonlinear Human Magnetic Sense
  30. Effects of Myofascial Release Leg Pull and Sagittal Plane Isometric Contract-Relax Techniques on Passive Straight-Leg Raise Angle
  31. Cranial Osteopathy: Its Fate Seems Clear
    For some words from the opposing viewpoints, these two links are articles from Massage Today Magazine    Link 1   Link 2
  32. Diagnosis and treatment of TMJ, head, neck and asthmatic symptoms in children Connective tissue: a body-wide signaling network?
  33. Connective tissue: a body-wide signaling network?
  34. Fascia is able to contract in a smooth muscle-like manner and thereby influence musculoskeletal mechanics
  35. The effect of manual physical therapy in patients diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, high-tone pelvic floor dysfunction, and sacroiliac dysfunction
  36. Childhood Trauma, Stress Linked to Adult Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  37. Massage Therapy and Frequency of Chronic Tension Headaches
  38. Increasing Orgasm and Decreasing Dyspareunia by a Manual Physical Therapy Technique
  39. Treating Female Infertility and Improving IVF Pregnancy Rates With a Manual Physical Therapy Technique
  40. The female pelvic floor: a dome-not a basin
  41. Lumbar lordosis in acute and chronic low back pain patients
  42. Treatment Options for Persistent Pain Following Pudendal Nerve Decompression Surgery
  43. Myofascial Release (MFR) for an Adult with Idiopathic Scoliosis to Help Decrease Pain and Increase Quality of Life~Case Study~ Thanks to Aaron LeBauer
  44. Treatment of women in the united states with localized, provoked vulvodynia: practice survey of women’s health physical therapists
  45. Improved Chest Expansion in Idiopathic Scoliosis After Intensive, Multi-Modality, Non-Surgical Treatment in an Adult (see pg. 673)
  46. Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Pediatric Patients with Asthma: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  47. Effect of an Intensive Physical Therapy Program with Partial Weight Treadmill Training on a 2 Year-Old Child with Spastic Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy
  48. Sinusitis in Children: The Importance of Diagnosis and Treatment
  49. Influences of Craniosacral Therapy on the Health and Development of Infants and Young Children
  50. Botulinum Toxin for Myofascial Pain Identifies Myofascial Release as a part of a post-botulinum injection therapy regime for myofascial pain

  51. Improving Physical Function and Blood Pressure in Older Adults Through Cobblestone Mat Walking: A Randomized Trial
  52. Treatment of Patients with Arthritis-Related Pain
  53. Chronic Pelvic Pain
    Chronic Pelvic Pain – Part 2: An Integrated management Approach
  54. Listed here are six thesis/dissertation references
    (note, these citations are not abstracts or full citations, they are listings of available theses/dissertations that have been written):

  55. Massage therapy and restless legs syndrome
  56. Atlas vertebra realignment and achievement of arterial pressure goal in hypertensive patients: a pilot study
  57. Reversible pelvic asymmetry: an overlooked syndrome manifesting as scoliosis, apparent leg-length difference, and neurologic symptoms
  58. Myofascial release provides symptomatic relief from chest wall tenderness occasionally seen following lumpectomy and radiation in breast cancer patients
  59. Early Rehabilitation Improves Extremity Function and Decreases Postoperative Complications in Cancer PatientsUndergoing Modified Radical Mastectomy (MRM): A Preliminary Report
  60. The Role of Physical Therapy in the Rehabilitation of Patients with Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction
  61. Relief of internal snapping hip syndrome in a marathon runner after chiropractic treatment
  62. Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment of length of stay for pancreatitis: a randomized pilot study
  63. Myofascial release provides symptomatic relief from chest wall tenderness occasionally seen following lumpectomy and radiation in breast cancer patients
  64. Myofascial release of carpal tunnel syndrome
  65. Myofascial manipulative release of carpal tunnel syndrome: documentation with magnetic resonance imaging
  66. Thoracic outlet syndrome–a myofascial variant: Part 1. Pathology and diagnosis
  67. Thoracic outlet syndrome–a myofascial variant: Part 2. Treatment
  68. Thoracic outlet syndrome–a myofascial variant: Part 3. Structural and postural considerations
  69. Whiplash as a total-body injury
  70. Pelvic Pain
  71. Therapeutic Effect on the Change of Gait Performance in Chronic Calf Myofascial Pain Syndrome A Time Series Case Study
  72. Musculoskeletal Problems in The Female Athlete: Patellofemoral Pain
  73. Listed here are a few studies and papers by Alvar Pascual-Leone, MD PhD, regarding the nueuroplastic changes in the brain. The first Link is to an article by Peter Levine, in PT Advance, regarding Pascual-Leone’s study and how a subject “sees” with her fingertips. The second link is to a paper by Pascual-Leone and Hamilton, which covers a wide range of research on related areas of neuroplasticity. The third and fourth links provide additional background. I a hypothesizing that this information leads us to a better understanding of how we, as MFR therapists, learn to “see” with our hands. Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4
  74. The First Annual Fascia Research Congress’s webpage lists dozens of research citations relevant to the field of Myofascial Release.
  75. Bioelectric Responsiveness of Fascia: A Model for Understanding the Effects of Manipulation (Techniques in Orthopaedics. 18(1):67-73, March 2003.)
  76. The Role of Connective Tissue as the Physical Medium for the Conduction of Healing Energy in Acupuncture and Rolfing®
  77. Effectiveness of Myofascial Release in Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis: A RCT “Experimental group showed more improvement in terms of both pain relief and in functional ability. This can be attributed to myofascial release which experimental group received in addition to conventional treatment.”
  78. Soft tissue mobilisation following free TRAM breast reconstruction: A case report
  79. Physical Therapy for Infertility. From PT Advance, Vol. 19 •Issue 10 • Page 32
  80. An integral theory of female urinary incontinence. Experimental and clinical considerations. (from the abstract) “Altered collagen/elastin in the vaginal connective tissue and/or its ligamentous supports may cause laxity. This dissipates the muscle contraction, causing stress incontinence, and/or activation of an inappropriate micturition reflex, (“bladder instability”) by stimulation of bladder base stretch receptors. The latter is manifested by symptoms of frequency, urgency, nocturia with or without urine loss.”
  81. Connective tissue in female urinary incontinence.
  82. Different organization of collagen fibrils in stress-incontinent women of fertile age. “CONCLUSION: Stress urinary incontinence in fertile women is associated with a change in collagen metabolism resulting in an increased concentration of collagen and larger collagen fibrils. These alterations should result in a more rigid form of extracellular matrix, suggesting a connective tissue with impaired mechanical function.”
  83. Changes of collagen type III and decorin in paraurethral connective tissue from women with stress urinary incontinence and prolapse. “The results suggest that a high level of decorin mRNA might be associated with the reduced content of collagen type III, resulting in a less flexible form of extracellular matrix in the connective tissue in SUI and prolapse patients.”
  84. The pathophysiology of stress urinary incontinence in women and its implications for surgical treatment.
  85. Effects of myofascial release after high-intensity exercise: a randomized clinical trial
  86. Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, and the Two in Combination for Painful Knee Osteoarthritis From the New England Journal of Medicine
  87. Glucosamine for Arthritis: The Evidence Is Conflicting, by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
  88. Weight loss without dietary restriction: Efficacy of different forms of aerobic exercise, by Grant Gwinup, MD Compares swimming, stationary bike use, and walking and their effects on weight loss. Of note is that swimming was the least productive means of weight loss noted in this study.
  89. Comparison of leg length inequality measurement methods as estimators of the femur head height difference on standing X-ray. Compares supine vs. prone assessment of leg length and finds prone measurement more accurate.
  90. Therapeutic Effect on the Change of Gait Performance in Chronic Calf Myofascial Pain Syndrome A Time Series Case Study
  91. Etiology of Idiopathic Scoliosis: Current Trends in Research
  92. Subcutaneous Tissue Mechanical Behavior is Linear and Viscoelastic Under Uniaxial Tension
  93. Strain-induced reorientation of an intramuscular connective tissue network: implications for passive muscle elasticity
  94. Collagen Orientation and Molecular Spacing During Creep and Stress-Relaxation in Soft Connective Tissues
  95. Fibroblasts form a body-wide cellular network
  96. Shifts in Pelvic Inclination Angle and Parasympathetic Tone Produced by Rolfing Soft Tissue Manipulation
  97. The Effects of Manual Therapy on Connective Tissue
  98. Incidence of foot rotation, pelvic crest unleveling, and supine leg length alignment asymmetry and their relationship to self-reported back pain
  99. Effectiveness of osteopathy in the cranial field and myofascial release versus acupuncture as complementary treatment for children with spastic cerebral palsy: a pilot study
  100. Estimation of influence of myofascial release techniques on esophageal pressure in patients after total laryngectomy
  101. Osteopathic manipulative treatment and its relationship to autonomic nervous system activity as demonstrated by heart rate variability: a repeated measures study
  102. Letter to the Editor not referring to a recently published article: Women Pay Attention to Shoe Heels: Besides Causing Schizophrenia They Might Affect Your Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity!!
  103. Craniosacral therapy for migraine: Protocol development for an exploratory controlled clinical trial (Full text article)
  104. Helping to Relieve the Pain of Post-Surgical Breast Cancer with Myofascial/Craniosacral Techniques
  105. Prevalence of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Patients with Interstitial Cystitis
  106. PELVIC FLOOR MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINTS: MANUAL THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS AND THE URGENCY-FREQUENCY SYNDROME
  107. INTEGRATION OF MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT RELEASE AND PARADOXICAL RELAXATION TRAINING TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN IN MEN
  108. Modified Thiele massage as therapeutic intervention for female patients with interstitial cystitis and high-tone pelvic floor dysfunction
  109. Alternative Approaches to the Management of Prostatitis: Biofeedback, Progressive Relaxation and the Concept of Functional Somatic Syndromes
  110. Musculoskeletal Dysfunction in Men With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Type III: A Case-control Study
  111. The Pelvic Floor Paradox
  112. Complementary and Alternative Therapies as Treatment Approaches for Interstitial Cystitis
  113. Modified Thiele massage as therapeutic intervention for female patients with interstitial cystitis and high-tone pelvic floor dysfunction
  114. Complementary and Alternative Therapies as Treatment Approaches for Interstitial Cystitis (full text)
  115. Rehabilitation of the short pelvic floor. I: Background and patient evaluation
  116. Dispelling the myth: strengthening the abdominals will support a weak back (note: you may get an Internet Explorer warning alert when you visit this site. I had no problems once I proceeded) The article is the second one shown on the page.
  117. Physical Therapy and Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
  118. Massage Therapy Protocol for Post–Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Case Report.
  119. Effects of the myofascial release in diffuse systemic sclerosis.
  120. Simultaneous Palpation of the Craniosacral Rate at the Head and Feet: Intrarater and Interrater Reliability and Rate Comparisons
  121. Interexaminer Reliability and Cranial Osteopoathy.
  122. Rehabilitation of the Stability Function of Psoas Major
  123. Stress Urinary Incontinence – A Consequence of Failed Load Transfer Through the Pelvis?
  124. The Basic Science of Myofascial Release
  125. Myofascial Release – An Introduction for the Patient
  126. Fibromyalgia: a disorder of the brain?
  127. Treating endometriosis pain with a manual pelvic physical therapy
  128. Myofibroblasts and Mechanoregulation of Connective Tissue Remodeling
  129. Factors predisposing women to chronic pelvic pain: systematic review
  130. The Twin Spine Study: Contributions to a changing view of disc degeneration
  131. Three-Dimensional Mathematical Model for Deformation of Human Fasciae in Manual Therapy (full text)
  132. Considering wider myofascial involvement as a possible contributor to upper extremity dysfunction following treatment for primary breast cancer
  133. Effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment and concentric and eccentric maximal-effort exercise on women with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study
  134. Pathophysiological model for chronic low back pain integrating connective tissue and nervous system mechanisms
  135. Effects of Myofascial Release on Increasing Function
  136. The Role of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in the Treatment of Pelvic and Genital Pain-Related Sexual Dysfunction
  137. Treatment of women in the United States with localized, provoked vulvodynia: practice survey of women’s health physical therapists
  138. The Role of Physical Therapy in Female Sexual Dysfunction
  139. The Effect of Osteopathic Treatment of Cesarean Section Scars on Pelvic Muscle Strength
  140. Psychophysiological Effects of Massage-Myofascial Release After Exercise: A Randomized Sham-Control Study
  141. Chronic pelvic pain: Pelvic floor problems, sacroiliac dysfunction and the trigger point connection
  142. Frequency, urgency, and pelvic pain: Treating the pelvic floor versus the epithelium
  143. The Role of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in the Treatment of Pelvic and Genital Pain-Related Sexual Dysfunction
  144. Estimation of influence of myofascial release techniques on esophageal pressure in patients after total laryngectomy
  145. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment of a 26-Year-Old Woman With Bell’s Palsy
  146. Efficacy of myofascial release techniques in the treatment of primary Raynaud’s phenomenon
  147. Research in Water and Fascia: Micro-tornadoes, hydrogenated diamonds & nanocrystals
  148. Dynamic fibroblast cytoskeletal response to subcutaneous tissue stretch ex vivo and in vivo
  149. Tensegrity I. Cell structure and hierarchical systems biology
  150. Tensegrity II. How structural networks influence cellular information processing networks
  151. European Fascia Research Project Report
  152. How cells (might) sense microgravity
  153. Fascial plasticity – a new neurobiological explanation: Part 1
  154. Stability Ball Versus Office Chair: Comparison of Muscle Activation and Lumbar Spine Posture During Prolonged Sitting
  155. Is Your Ab Workout Hurting Your Back?
  156. Warm up revisited – the ‘ramp’ method of optimising performance preparation
  157. Do Practical Durations of Stretching Alter Muscle Strength? A Dose-Response Study
  158. Myofascial release: an evidence-based treatment approach?
  159. Mathematical Analysis of Applied Loads on Skeletal Muscles During Manual Therapy
  160. Lumbopelvic Pain and Dyssynergic Defecation – Body Builder
  161. What is the role of a physiotherapist in palliative care? Cases report
  162. Rehabilitation of tibial eminence fracture
  163. Muscle Repositioning: A new verifiable approach to neuro-myofascial release?
  164. Why myofascial release will never be evidence-based
  165. Short-Term Hematologic and Hemodynamic Effects of Osteopathic Lymphatic Techniques: A Pilot CrossoverTrial
  166. Modeled Repetitive Motion Strain and Indirect Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques in Regulation of HumanFibroblast Proliferation and Interleukin Secretion
  167. Immediate Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Elderly Patients With Chronic ObstructivePulmonary Disease
  168. Importance of Strain Direction in Regulating Human Fibroblast Proliferation and Cytokine Secretion: A Useful in Vitro Model for Soft Tissue Injury and Manual Medicine Treatments
  169. Influence of active scars in abdominal wall on abdominal and back muscles activity in chronic low back pain -surface electromyography pilot study
  170. Identification of viscoelastic parameters of skin with a scar in vivo, influence of soft tissue technique on changes of skin parameters
  171. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SPECIFIC PHYSIOTHERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF TEMPOROMANDIBULARDISORDERS
  172. Understanding Women’s Sexual Health: A Case-Based Approach
  173. Brachial Plexus Injuries in Neonates: An Osteopathic Approach
  174. Responses to article #151, from JOAO
  175. Understanding the Process of Fascial Unwinding
  176. Fascia Research II: Second International Fascia Research Congress
  177. Fascia Review
  178. The Architecture of the Connective Tissue in the Musculoskeletal System—An Often Overlooked FunctionalParameter as to Proprioception in the Locomotor Apparatus
  179. Pelvic Floor Myofascial Trigger Points: Manual Therapy for Interstitial Cystitis and Urgency/FrequencySyndrome
  180. Put and End to Pelvic Pain
  181. Communicating About Fascia: History, Pitfalls, and Recommendations
  182. Fascia: A missing link in our understanding of the pathology of fibromyalgia
  183. Physical Therapy for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  184. Changes in Neck Mobility and Pressure Pain Threshold Levels Following a Cervical Myofascial InductionTechnique in Pain-Free Healthy Subjects
  185. Muscle functional magnetic resonance imaging and acute low back asymmetries and examine the effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment
  186. Massage Therapy Protocol for Post–Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome:A Case Report
  187. Influence of the Temporomandibular Joint on Range of Motion of the Hip Joint in Patients With ComplexRegional Pain Syndrome
  188. Dancers Restore Knee Flexion Through Dynamic Splinting
  189. Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Osteoporosis-Related Fracture: A Multifactoral Osteopathic Approach
  190. Dynamic splinting for knee flexion contracture following total knee arthroplasty: a case report
  191. Randomized Multicenter Feasibility Trial of Myofascial Physical Therapy for the Treatment of UrologicalChronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes
  192. Clinical and Research Protocol for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment of Elderly Patients With Pneumonia
  193. Post-surgical care of a professional ballet dancer following calcaneal exostectomy and debridement with re-attachment of the left Achilles tendon
  194. The Endocannabinoid System: An Osteopathic Perspective
  195. Overcoming Barriers to the Use of Osteopathic Manipulation Techniques in the Emergency Department
  196. Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with massage
  197. Functional and Chronic Anorectal and Pelvic Pain Disorders
  198. In Vitro Modeling of Repetitive Motion Strain and Manual Medicine Treatments: Potential Roles for Pro- andAnti-Inflammatory Cytokines
  199. An investigation into the regulation of intra-cranial pressure and its influence upon the surrounding cranial bones
  200. The pectoral fascia: anatomical and histological study
  201. Identification of viscoelastic parameters of skin with a scar in vivo, influence of soft tissue technique on changes of skin parameters
  202. The migratory fascia hypothesis
  203. Communicating About Fascia: History, Pitfalls, and Recommendations
  204. The Architecture of the Connective Tissue in the Musculoskeletal System—An Often Overlooked FunctionalParameter as to Proprioception in the Locomotor Apparatus
  205. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Are Reduced by Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Pilot Study
  206. Advances in fibromyalgia treatment: understanding endogenous pain modulation
  207. Identification and Quantification of Myofascial Taut Bands With Magnetic Resonance Elastography (full text)
  208. Tensegrity and mechanoregulation: from skeleton to cytoskeleton
  209. Pelvic Floor Involvement in Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction and the Role of Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation inTreatment: A Literature Review
  210. Physiotherapy Treatment of Sexual Pain Disorders
  211. Role of fascia in maintenance of muscle tension and pressure
  212. Reduced strength after passive stretch of the human plantar flexors
  213. A collection of citations dispelling the myth that extra water is needed after massage/body work to flush the toxins.
  214. Lower Extremity Injuries in College Athletes: Relation Between Ligamentous Laxity and Lower ExtremityMuscle Tightness
  215. Strength Around the Hip and Flexibility of Soft Tissues in Individuals With and Without Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  216. Treatment of women in the United States with localized, provoked vulvodynia: practice survey of women’s heath physical therapists
  217. Intrinsic Risk Factors For the Development of Anterior Knee Pain in an Athletic Population
  218. Flexibility and anterior knee pain in adolescent elite figure skaters
  219. Reduced strength after passive stretch of the human plantar flexors
  220. How does evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of the vertebral artery test influence teaching of the test in a professional physical therapist education program?
  221. Everything You Know About Muscle is Wrong
  222. Physical Thoughts About structure: The Elasticity of fascia
  223. Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic adults.
  224. Prevalence of annular tears and disc herniations on MR images of the cervical spine in symptom free volunteers
  225. Dead men and radiologists don’t lie: a review of cadaveric and radiological studies of rotator cuff tear prevalence
  226. Spinal Stenosis, Back Pain, or No Symptoms at All? A Masked Study Comparing Radiologic andElectrodiagnostic Diagnoses to the Clinical Impression
  227. Pelvic Floor Muscle Assessment Outcomes in Women With and Without Provoked Vestibulodynia and theImpact of a Physical Therapy Program
  228. Randomized multicenter feasibility trial of myofascial physical therapy for the treatment of urological chronic pelvic pain syndromes
  229. Painful Bladder Syndrome (including interstitial cystitis)
  230. Fibromyalgia syndrome: a relevant recent construction of an ancient condition?
  231. The Communication of Emotion via Touch
  232. The fall of the postural–structural–biomechanical model in manual and physical therapies: Exemplified by lower back pain
  233. The Myth of Core Stability
  234. Sustained Manual Loading of the Fascial System Can Evoke Tonic Reactions: Preliminary Results
  235. Muscle Repositioning: Combining Subjective and Objective Feedbacks in the Teaching and Practice of a Reflex-Based Myofascial Release Technique
  236. The Fascial Manipulation Technique and Its Biomechanical Model: A Guide to the Human Fascial System
  237. Association of Leg-Length Inequality With Knee Osteoarthritis A Cohort Study A printable patient directed article of reference #214 is available here
  238. The effectiveness of the McKenzie method in addition to first-line care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
  239. Urinary and Anal Incontinence During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Incidence, Severity, and Risk Factors
  240. Massage Therapy and Frequency of Chronic Tension Headaches
  241. Fascia Research: Basic Science and Implications for Conventional and Complementary Health Care
  242. The Association between Obesity and the Prevalence of Low Back Pain in Young Adults
  243. The prevalence of low back pain and associations with body fatness, fat distribution and height
  244. Mechanisms causing effects of muscle position on proximo-distal muscle force differences in extra-muscular myofascial force transmission
  245. Anatomical study of myofascial continuity in the anterior region of the upper limb
  246. Modulation of Fibroblast Morphology and Adhesion during Collagen Matrix Remodeling
  247. Fibrosis and intercellular collagen connections from four weeks of muscle strains
  248. Clinical Correlate of Brain SPECT Perfusion Abnormalities in Fibromyalgia
  249. Computer work and musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper extremity: A systematic review
  250. Free full text versions of past and present editions of the European Spine Journal
  251. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Are Reduced by Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Pilot Study
  252. The role of physiotherapy in palliative care for the relief of constipation — a case report
  253. Anatomical differences in the psoas muscles in young black and white men
  254. Bioelectric Responsiveness of Fascia: A Model for Understanding the Effects of Manipulation
  255. The Tensegrity System and Pelvic Pain Syndrome
  256. Effects of Myofascial Release on Pain, Disability and Electromyography of Erector Spinae in Chronic Low Back Pain
  257. Migratory Fascia – a Role in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ?
  258. Lelean’s Ligament Descripton
  259. Methods Used by Members of the Australian Osteopathic Profession to Assess the Sacroiliac Joint
  260. Sacroiliac Joint Injury
  261. Further Thoughts on Femur Rotation and the Hip Flexors Psoas and Iliacus
  262. Fascial release effects on patients with non-specific cervical or lumbar pain
  263. Brachial Plexus Injuries in Neonates: An Osteopathic Approach
  264. Evidence against trigger point injection technique for the treatment of cervicothoracic myofascial pain with botulinum toxin type A
  265. Conservative management of posterior interosseous neuropathy in an elite baseball pitcher’s return to play: a case report and review of the literature
  266. 6-Day Intensive Treatment Protocol for Refractory Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Using Myofascial Release and Paradoxical Relaxation Training
  267. Individualized multi-modal management of osteitis pubis in an Australian Rules footballer
  268. Decrease of pain and neurological symptoms from brachial plexus nerve bundle impingement using massage therapy: A case report
  269. Pandiculation: Nature’s way of maintaining the functional integrity of the myofascial system?
  270. Manual therapies for migraine: a systematic review
  271. Nondrug-related aspect of treating ekbom disease, formerly known as restless legs syndrome
  272. Mechanism-based classification of pain for physical therapy management in palliative care: A clinical commentary
  273. Popular physical therapy modalities in the management of whiplash-associated disorders
  274. Manual Therapy of the Mandibular Accessory Ligaments for the Management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
  275. Knuckle Cracking and Hand Osteoarthritis
  276. Fascia: A missing link in our understanding of the pathology of fibromyalgia
  277. Postural and Spinal Disorders: Do They A ect the Normal Swallow? (page 18)
  278. Effect of Massage on Pain Management for Thoracic Surgery Patients
  279. A theoretical framework for the role of fascia in manual therapy
  280. A randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of craniosacral therapy on pain and heart rate variability in fibromyalgia patients
  281. Osteopathic manual therapy versus conventional conservative therapy in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders: A randomized controlled trial
  282. Sustained Release Myofascial Release as Treatment for a Patient with Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Collagenous Colitis: A Case Report
  283. Some Factors Predict Successful Short-Term Outcomes in Individuals With Shoulder Pain Receiving Cervicothoracic Manipulation: A Single-Arm Trial
  284. Case Study in Reading Disorder: The Corrective Aspect of Craniosacral Fascial Therapy
  285. Case Study in Otitis Media: The Corrective Aspect of Craniosacral Fascial Therapy
  286. Case Study in Headache: The Corrective Aspect of Craniosacral Fascial Therapy
  287. Addressing Hiatal Hernia with Myofascial Release
  288. Fascia Research from a Clinician/Scientist’s Perspective
  289. Vascular Fasciatherapy Danis Bois Method: a Study on Mechanism Concerning the Supporting Point Applied on Arteries
  290. Changes in Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Symptoms Following Massage Therapy: A Case Report
  291. A Massage Therapist’s Perspective on the Fascia Research Congresses
  292. Strain hardening of fascia: Static stretching of dense fibrous connective tissues can induce a temporary stiffness increase accompanied by enhanced matrix hydration
  293. A theoretical framework for the role of fascia in manual therapy
  294. Radiographic Evidence of Cranial Bone Mobility
  295. Evaluation of the adolescent or adult with some features of Marfan syndrome
  296. Effectiveness of Myofascial Release in the Management of Lateral Epicondylitis in Computer Professionals
  297. Sensory innervation of the lumbar fascia in rats and humans
  298. Evaluating the effectiveness of Myofascial Release to reduce pain in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): A Pilot Study
  299. The Effects of Cranial Manual Therapy and Myofascial Release Technique on Somatic Tinnitus in Individuals without Otic Pathology: Two Case Reports with one year follow up.
  300. The Acute Effect Of Self-Myofascial Release On Lower Extremity Plyometric Performance
  301. In Vitro Modeling of Repetitive Motion Injury and Myofascial Release
  302. Conservative care of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis/ tendinopathy in a warehouse worker and recreational cyclist: a case report
  303. Mechanical Strain Applied to Human Fibroblasts Differentially Regulates Skeletal Myoblast Differentiation
  304. Evidence Based Intervention Program for an Adult Female with Cerebral Palsy and Congestive Heart Failure
  305. Effects of myofascial release and other advanced myofascial therapieson children with cerebral palsy: six case reports
  306. Benefits of Massage-Myofascial Release Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Quality of Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia
  307. NGF-evoked sensitization of muscle fascia nociceptors in humans
  308. Evidence Based Intervention Program for an Adult Female with Cerebral Palsy and Congestive Heart Failure
  309. Myofascial Structural Integration: A Promising Complementary Therapy for Young Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy
  310. The Schroth Method of Treatment for a Patient Diagnosed with Scoliosis: A Case Report
  311. Estimation of influence of myofascial release techniques on esophageal pressure in patients after total laryngectomy
  312. Postural and Spinal Disorders: Do They Affect the Normal Swallow?
  313. Medical and rehabilitative therapy of oral, pharyngeal motor disorders
  314. Visceral mobilization can lyse and prevent peritoneal adhesions in a rat model
  315. evidence based rehabilitation in chronic pain syndromes
  316. Recognizing Myofascial Pelvic Pain in the Female Patient with Chronic Pelvic Pain
  317. Caring for Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain
  318. Providing Holistic Care for Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain
  319. Response of Pain Intensity to Soft Tissue Mobilization and Neurodynamic Technique: A Series of 18 Patients With Chronic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  320. Clinical Management of Vulvodynia
  321. Myofascial pain syndrome in the pelvic floor: etiology, mechanisms, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  322. Manual palpation of lumbo-pelvic landmarks: a validity study.
  323. Interexaminer reliability and accuracy of posterior superior iliac spine and iliac crest palpation for spinal level estimations.
  324. Myofascial Pain of the Jaw Muscles: Comparison of Short-Term Effectiveness of Botulinum Toxin Injections and Fascial Manipulation Technique
  325. NGF-evoked sensitization of muscle fascia nociceptors in humans
  326. Spine stabilisation exercises in the treatment of chronic low back pain: a good clinical outcome is not associated with improved abdominal muscle function.
  327. Pelvic Floor Spasm: The missing link in chronic pelvic pain
  328. New study finds 70 percent of able-bodied hockey players have abnormal hip and pelvis MRIs
  329. Prevalence of annular tears and disc herniations on MR images of the cervical spine in symptom free volunteers.
  330. Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic adults. Cooperative study–American Society of Neuroimaging.
  331. Dead men and radiologists don’t lie: a review of cadaveric and radiological studies of rotator cuff tear prevalence.
  332. Spinal Stenosis, Back Pain, or No Symptoms at All? A Masked Study Comparing Radiologic and Electrodiagnostic Diagnoses to the Clinical Impression
  333. Pain, by Melzack and Katz
  334. From SomaSimple, Diane Jacob’s interpretations on the above mentioned (Pain) paper.
  335. Chronic Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  336. Treating Symptomatic Low Back Pain Related To The Sacroiliac Joint: A Case Report
  337. Review of the Treatments for Interstitial Cystitis
  338. A case study report: treating a patient with a complex upper extremity diagnosis
  339. A Comparative Study on Supervised Clinical Exercise versus Home Based Exercise in Primary Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty
  340. Cost-Effectiveness of Manual Therapy for the Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis of Evidence From Randomized Controlled Trials
  341. Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS): Is There Anything New under the Sun? (2014)
  342. Randomized multicenter clinical trial of myofascial physical therapy in women with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome and pelvic floor tenderness (2014)
  343. An Acute Bout of Self Myofascial Release Increases Range of Motion Without a Subsequent Decrease in Muscle Activation or Force
  344. Effectiveness of myofascial release: systematic review of randomized controlled trials (2014)
  345. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Inpatients With Pulmonary Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis: Effects on Spirometry Findings and Patient Assessments of Breathing, Anxiety, and Pain (2013)
  346. The Acute Effects of Myofascial Release and Static Stretching on Flexibility (2014)
  347. Comparison of Active Release Technique and Myofascial Release Technique on Pain, Grip Strength, & Funcitonal Performance in Patients with Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis (2014)
  348. Effects of Posteroanterior Thoracic Mobilization on Heart Rate Variability and Pain in Women with Fibromyalgia (2014)
  349. A Study on effect of Myofascial Release in Plantar Fascitis (2014)
  350. Massage Therapy and Frequency of Chronic Tension Headaches (2002)
  351. Idiopathic scoliosis: The tethered spine II: post-surgical pain (2014)
  352. Etiology, diagnosis, and clinical management of vulvodynia (2014)
  353. A Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Soft Tissue Mobilization Preceding Joint Mobilization Technique in the Management of Adhesive Capsulitis (2014)
  354. Role of Tissue Specific Plantar Fascia Stretching Exercises Versus
    Myofascial Released Technique in Chronic Plantar Fasciitis (Comment: Read through this article; does the description of the myofascial release that was applied sound anything like what you do? It certainly does not sound like what I refer to as myofascial release. W.F.)
  355. Peripheral Mechanisms Contributing to Spasticity and Implications for Treatment (2014)
  356. Clinical effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions: systematic review and update of UK evidence report (2014)
  357. Effectiveness of myofascial release in the management of plantar heel pain: A randomized controlled trial (2014)
  358. Does Posture Matter? (An article by Paul Ingraham)(2014)
  359. Pain Science Filing Cabinet. (A blog devoted to pain science articles)(2014)
  360. The effect of osteopathic manipulative techniques on diaphragm movement and respiratory function in asymptomatic subjects (2009)
  361. Effect of anterior chest wall myofascial release on thoracic expansion in children with spastic cerebral palsy (2014)
  362. Skin, fascias, and scars: symptoms and systemic connections (2013)
  363. Myofascial Release (2012)
  364. Effect of three types of flexibility training on active and passive hip range of motion (2013)
  365. Why do ineffective treatments seem helpful? A brief review (2009)
  366. The mysterious origins of the “8 glasses of water a day” rule (2014)
  367. Autism prevalence unchanged in 20 years (2009)
  368. Brace Yourself (taking a look at core stability’s claims when it comes to back pain) (2014)
  369. Classified Massage Therapy Research (2014)
  370. The Relationship of Osteoarthritis, Spinal Discs, and Degenerative Joint Disease With Pain: A collection of research/articles by Rex Fujiwara, PT “The purpose of this section is to provide scientific evidence to make the statement that arthritis, spinal discs, joints, and etc may not be causing your pain.” (2014)
  371. Classified Massage Therapy Research (2014)
  372. Relationship Between Mechanical Factors and Incidence of Low Back Pain (2014)
  373. How does evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of the vertebral artery test influence teaching of the test in a professional physical therapist education program? (2005)
  374. Clinical and symptomatological reflections: the fascial system (Full text article, 2014)
  375. An influence of myofascial release techniques on the esophagus pressure for patients after total laryngectomy (2008)
  376. Using Mechanical Strain as a Vehicle to Direct Fibroblasts – Mediated Myoblast Differentiation and Myotube Function (2014)
  377. Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes (2010)
  378. Effects of diagnostic information, per se, on patient outcomes in acute radiculopathy and low back pain (2008)
  379. Of shiny pictures and poorer outcomes: Spinal MRI and back pain
  380. Early imaging for acute low back pain: one-year health and disability outcomes among Washington State workers (2012)
  381. Factors associated with early magnetic resonance imaging utilization for acute occupational low back pain: a population-based study from Washington State workers’ compensation (2012)
  382. Clinical Management of Scapulothoracic Bursitis and the Snapping Scapula (2010)
  383. A critical evaluation of the trigger point phenomenon (full article 2014)
  384. A Disc Bulge Does Not Always Correlate to Pain (full article 2015)
  385. A process approach in manual and physical therapies: beyond the structural model (full article 2015)
  386. Merkel cells and neurons keep in touch
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