Myofascial Release


As peak season for golfing ramps back up this September, Roper PT wants to help our golfers stay ahead of the game! By focusing on body maintenance and injury prevention, our PTs can help ensure you are at your best. Whether you’ve had an injury in the past or not, Myofascial Release […]

Myofascial Release for Roper PT’s Golfers


Athletes come in all ages, sizes, genders, and physical abilities. Our desire to stay physically active, competitive, and healthy as well as our love of sport and activities binds us together. Additionally, the need for some form of physical therapy during different points in our lives. As we work to […]

Myofascial Release Benefits Athletes of All Kinds!


Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common condition where the temporomandibular joint becomes strained or injured. This limits the natural functions of the jaw and may result in pain when opening the mouth or chewing. Most people incorrectly know this condition as TMJ, but TMJ represents the name of the […]

Why Myofascial Release Is Beneficial To Those Suffering From TMJ/TMD



tin man do you feel stuck
Do You Feel Stuck? By Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT Chronic pain can be so debilitating – but, does it have to be? For over 20 years as a Physical Therapist and Myofascial Release Practitioner, I have been treating patients with chronic pain who have suffered far too long because of […]

Do you Feel Stuck?


Source: What is Myofascial Release? – Myofascial Release – John F. Barnes, PT Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the […]

What is Myofascial Release?


Dental Trauma and Myofacial Release
  Written by Laura Probert, MPT John F. Barnes Myofascial Release is a hands-on healing technique that can help you heal from past or recent dental trauma. The powerful combination of pressure and stretch to the three dimensional, head to toe connective tissue system in your body called fascia, coming from […]

Dental Trauma and Myofascial Release



foam roll workshops
By STACEY PENNEY, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS, NASM.ORG Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique delivers positive, feel good results. Foam rollers have become easily accessible, either shared at the gym or found […]

FOAM ROLLING- Applying the technique of self-myofascial release


mastectomy and myofascial release
Myofascial Release and Mastectomy, Breast Reduction and Augmentation Written by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B Myofascial release can be helpful post-surgery following mastectomies, breast reduction and augmentation. Once healing has occurred after a mastectomy, myofascial release techniques performed below and above the scar area can be helpful in eliminating […]

Myofascial Release Post-Surgery