FASCIA RELAXATION THERAPY
Fascia Relaxation Therapy For Pets at Countryside Animal
Fascia Relaxation Therapy has been gaining more popularity in the US and because of the benefits has been growing very quickly. In other countries, it has been around for much longer. This technique is similar to
Each muscle is surrounded by this thick, opaque looking tissue called fascia. Fascia looks like saran wrap that covers each muscle and keeps it all together so that one muscle does not interfere with another muscle. When there is chronic pain or tension, this fascia can become tight and squeeze the muscle like someone who has a sponge in their hand and they are squeezing it. This decreases blood flow and nerve impulses to the muscles, and over long periods of time, the muscle is starved for blood, oxygen, and food and become stressed.
Fascia Relaxation Therapy gently stretches the fascia layer over the muscle allowing better blood flow, oxygenation
Dogs and cats LOVE to have Fascia Relaxation Therapy done to them –
The cost is $40 without an exam (Fascia treatment only) or $10 when combined with a chiropractic adjustment or vaccine appointment.
It was a tough winter this year with all the ice… over ½ the dogs we are seeing at Countryside the last couple of months have GAINED weight compared to the weight of their last visit! Rule of thumb: If you have a large breed dog, for every pound they gain, it is like...read more