Active release therapy is a form of myofascial release that can be used to address repetitive injuries, adhesions, tissue hypoxia, contractures, and joint dysfunction. The technique puts a significant focus on the pain caused by myofascial tissues, which are the tough membranes that connect and support our muscles.

You can find out if this therapy is right for you by speaking with the massage experts at Infinity Allied Healthcare on (02) 9896 2877 or by emailing frontdesk@iahc.com.au. Read on to learn more about relieving your muscle tension below.

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What is active and myofascial
release massage therapy?

During myofascial release therapy, myofascial areas that feel stiff can be made movable under manual pressure. Unfortunately, these areas often restrict muscle and joint movements, contributing to widespread muscle pain.

With some light, focused manual pressure and stretching, our experts can help to loosen up restricted movement, indirectly reducing your pain.

Active release massage therapy vs myofascial release

The myofascial release indicates the form of movement manipulation and restoration and the active release technique is an effective form of myofascial release.

The remedial massage team at Infinity Allied Healthcare work to treat the site of your pain by assessing your body as a whole. You will be asses by a myofascial massage therapist to determine which method will provide you with the most benefit and relief.

The benefits of
myofascial release

Myofascial release can provide our patients with a range of benefits for their health and well-being, including:

  • Reduced soreness
  • Improved tissue recovery
  • Increased blood flow
  • The ability to maintain normal functional muscular length
  • Greater range of motion in the joints
  • Greater neuromuscular efficiency
  • Decreased stress on the body
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Can active release
therapy help me?

Many people have benefited from active release therapy. The expert team at Infinity Allied Healthcare will assess your situation to determine the problematic area and whether or not this form of treatment is suitable for you.

Through years of experience, we understand the various manual therapy options available to you and which will provide the most relief. Start with a simple assessment to find the best path forward for your situation today.

How does active
release therapy work

The technique searches for abnormal or damaged tissue in the body (muscle, fascia, nerves, tendons, ligaments) with our expert therapists holding the problem tissue in a shortened position. The structure is then lengthened by using a full, comfortable range of active motion while keeping tension maintained throughout the movement to cause a release.

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How much does
active and myofascial release therapy cost in Cherrybrook?

At Infinity Allied Healthcare, we work to keep our massage services affordable for the community in Cherrybrook NSW and nearby suburbs. The prices of our active release massage therapy are as follows:

Price of active release massage therapy

The price of active release massage therapy in Cherrybrook is $50 for 30 minutes and $90 for a 60 minutes

Why choose Infinity
Allied for your myofascial release therapy?

Infinity Allied Healthcare puts our patients first, listening, understanding and educating along the way to better resolve their ailments. We use our many years of experience and knowledge to run a thorough diagnosis and attend to all concerns.

Our team will always provide you with the best option for your condition, ensuring you have full control as we progress through your healing journey.

How to book the first massage?

Book your first massage with the experts at Infinity Allied Healthcare on (02) 9896 2877 or by emailing frontdesk@iahc.com.au today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have some more questions about active muscle therapy?
You will find more information via our frequently asked questions below:

Active release therapy does involve precise pressure, which can be considered quite painful. If you have low pain tolerance, this treatment may be uncomfortable; however, you will feel relief and comfort in the following days.

There are many areas of the body and conditions that can benefit from the active release technique, the most common being:

  • Lower back
  • Neck
  • Head (tension headaches)
  • Shoulders (including frozen shoulder)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Shin splints
  • Sciatic nerve pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • And more

While very similar, active release and trigger point therapy are slightly different. Both address tightness and muscle knots, but trigger point therapy apply direct pressure to specific knot, where active release involves slower stretching and dynamic movement, which is a bit lighter.

The best treatment is always the one tailored to your specific ailment. We can alleviate tension through manipulation of the tissues, while myofascial therapy massages the connective tissue to eliminate chronic pain.

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