Category Archives: MFR

What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia?

What Types of Massage Work Best for Fibromyalgia? See What Research Shows By Adrienne Dellwo Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Expert Updated January 05, 2015. Written or reviewed by a board-certified physician. See About.com’s Medical Review Board. Because fibromyalgia can involve … Continue reading

Pudendal Neuralgia

Health Organization for Pudental Education Overview of Symptoms The main symptom of pudendal neuralgia (PN) and pudendal nerve entrapment (PNE) is pain in one or more of the areas innervated by the pudendal nerve or one of its branches. These … Continue reading

Low Back Pain and MFR

A perspective on low back pain, and the John Barnes method of Myofascial Release (MFR). “Piezoelectricity” refers to the production of electrical charges on the surfaces of a crystal specimen by the imposition of some form of “stress”. 1   The … Continue reading

Keys to Improving Health Care

Therapeutic Insight: The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B. Piezoelectricity, mechanotransduction, phase transition, chaos theory and resonance are the key components in changing and improving health care as we … Continue reading

Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care

Therapeutic Insight: The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Perspective—Keys to Improving Health Care by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B. Piezoelectricity, mechanotransduction, phase transition, chaos theory and resonance are the key components in changing and improving health care as we … Continue reading

Therapeutic Insight: The Myofascial Release Perspective—Breast Health

by John F. Barnes, P.T., L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B.   Myofascial release has been helpful in treating endometriosis, pelvic pain, menstrual cramps and pain, frequency, urgency and incontinence. It has also been successful in treating ovarian and breast cysts. What is a … Continue reading

Educating patients on the Healing Crisis

Sender:       Malvern PT Office <ptoffice@MYOFASCIALRELEASE.COM> Subject:      Educating patients on the Healing Crisis —————————— Sept. 11, 2013 Hi everyone The topic of the healing crisis, or how to talk to patients about the healing crisis, has … Continue reading

Pelvic-Floor Dysfunction (PFD)

Let Who Put What Where? Finding a Cure for Pelvic Pain The issue plaguing many women and has left most doctors flummoxed. But a new—and very intimate—form of therapy could finally provide relief. If you can handle it.  BY Veronica … Continue reading

Got Issues In Your Tissues?

By Joni Edmunds | September 6th, 2013 at 10:30 am How is it that with little warning, our body starts to hurt? We wake up during the night trying to get comfortable, and rise the next morning feeling tight, stiff … Continue reading

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Often Misdiagnosed

By Curt Redd, LMT Recently a Facebook post by Anatomy in Motion appeared discussing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  It was based on an article written by Christian Nordqvist, ” What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? ” in Medical News Today (14 Aug … Continue reading