Functional Performance Therapy | Pulse Fitness

By | September 12, 2020

If you remember nothing else from this article, remember this: a well hydrated muscle does not tear! It’s like a wet sponge, it can stretch and it can lengthen. You can stretch and stretch, but if the muscle is splint, it will never reach a new length. It’s like stretching a rope with a knot in the middle. When you bunny tape two fingers together, you wrap them tight to protect the injured finger. Fascia does the exact same thing with your muscles. Not only does this restrict blood flow, but usually results in nerve compression. Compression of the nerves causes energy leaks, misfiring of the muscles, and synergistic dominance, all of which increase the risk of injury.

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