Category: Fascia

Interstitium: A Statement from Tom Myers

Insterstitium: Observations by Tom Myers, author of Anatomy Trains and lecturer on fascia Every act of observation reveals one thing at the cost of obscuring something else. New methods of observation inside the body – in this case confocal laser microscopy – are showing a system conventional slide and staining methods collapsed – and thus… Read more

Q & A with Tom: Inguinal Hernia and Fascia

A follower writes in with a very common question for Tom: Is there a connection between the fascia and inguinal hernia? (I have had a hernia inguinalis since 2014). If so, what chances of recovery / treatment options exist without surgery? And where? Tom replies: Yes – an inguinal hernia is a pathological overstretching of the… Read more

Spatial Medicine: Fascia and Cancer

As bodyworkers or movement therapists, we tend to think of Spatial Medicine in terms of movement hygiene, the inactivity crisis, and reduction of the strain patterns that lead to pain patterns. And Lord knows, that’s a big enough job these days. But the other side of Spatial Medicine – long an interest of mine but… Read more

Q & A with Tom: Trampolines and Fascia

A follower on FB writes in with a question about the effect of trampolines on fascia: Hi! I’ve been a fan of AT for years and have been wondering about the effect of trampoline exercise on the fascial system. I learned that being in an antigravity environment can change fluid distribution in the body. Since… Read more