From Tom: “A lot of the most interesting discoveries at the moment are happening in the superficial fascia. Here is a new image out of the Fascia Research Society’s Fascial Net Plastination Project. All the spaces in the ‘honeycomb’ used to have fat cells in them. Those fat cells would have been held in place… Read more
Anatomy Trains just makes sense. Regular anatomy is valuable, but it separates the body into ‘parts’. See the whole again with Anatomy Trains! Therapeutic Massage practitioners the world over have benefitted from Anatomy Trains – seeing patterns, including fascial structures in their work, and filling in what’s under your hands for a more complete treatment.
When asked to summarise and synthesise all the various bits of information flying around the Fifth International Fascial Research Congress into a bit of advice, Dr Frank Willard (from the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, by the way, over here in Berlin with us) said, simply, “Exercise.” So many of the studies show… Read more
Tom responds to this post: https://functionalfascia.com/anatomy-trains-fact-or-fiction/ Anatomy Trains, Fact or Fiction? I’m sorry I haven’t seen this until now, since it was posted long ago – it’s always a pleasure to enter the lists to joust with Julian. I hear a bit of Gil Hedley in this line of thinking too, another dissection artist with… Read more
OK, I’ll admit it – when I go to a baseball game – or worse, watch one on TV – I take along a chessboard for some excitement. I realise that will be anathema to most of my friends who are rabid Red Sox fans, since I live in the Northeast. But Andrew Benintendi –… Read more