What is Soft Tissue?
Soft tissue is everything from muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. Muscles contract to make your body move and attach onto bones via tendons, they open and close joints. Ligaments attach bone to bone to stabilise joints. Fascia encapsulates everything in your body, for example if you removed the skin from your body, it would remain normal however if you removed the fascia everything would fall apart.
What is Soft Tissue Therapy?
Soft Tissue Therapy is the assessment, treatment and management of soft tissue due to injury, pain or dysfunction. Soft Tissue Therapy treats the muscles, connective tissue/fascia, tendons, ligaments and joints. Whether the problem is caused through sport or any lifestyle factor, the aim is treat the root cause of issue by manipulating the soft tissue using massage and other soft tissue mobilisation techniques, with the goal of restoring physical and mental wellbeing.