Lacrosse ball massage is a form of self myofascial release. Fascia (the thin layer of connective tissue that covers all the muscles and organs of the body) is responsible for connecting muscle groups. When disrupted, it can cause pain and poor movement patterns.
Tight fascia can pull the body out of alignment and increase pressure on muscles and joints, causing pain. The goal of is to stretch and loosen the fascia so the underlying tissue can move freely. Learn how
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