Myofascial release (or MFR) is considered an alternative medicine therapy that is used to treat skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation.

Myo means muscle Fascia is a thin, tough, elastic type of connective tissue that wraps most structures within the human body, including muscle. Fascia supports and protects these structures.

MFR can be very gentle or a bit more rigorous and is an excellent choice for many conditions, including chronic pain and fibromyalgia.