Is fascia the key to better health?
The connective tissue holding muscles in place
The urge to stretch is an involuntary one. But are you aware of why our body sends you these signals? It's a way to release tension in the fascia. Fascia is the connective tissue that surrounds muscles, organs, and blood vessels. When we stretch, we keep fascia flexible and full of oxygen.
The importance of fascia was largely dismissed until the early 2000s. Why? Well, a lack of research for one thing. However, in the meantime much has been learned about the vital role this tissue plays in the body.
Curious? Click on the following gallery to discover fascinating facts about fascia.
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