Myofascial Release Therapy
Here is a great resource on Myofascial Release (MFR) written by John Barnes. https://myofascialrelease.com/resources/therapeutic-insight.aspx You can also watch the videos below.
NIH Supporting Health Benefits of Massage
Evidence suggests that massage therapy may be useful for some pain conditions such as low-back pain and chronic neck pain. However, research on massage for headaches is preliminary and only somewhat promising.
NCCIH Supports Massage Therapy for Health Purposes
Massage therapy dates back thousands of years, with roots in many different cultures. The term “massage therapy” includes many different styles and techniques in which the therapist uses varying degrees of pressure and manipulation to muscle and other soft tissue.
Government Supports Massage Therapy
Many people associate massage with vacations or spas and consider them something of a luxury. But research is beginning to suggest this ancient form of hands-on healing may be more than an indulgence—may help improve your health.