A logical fallacy is something used in discussion / argument / marketing that sounds supportive but is actually based on a misassumption. For example, assuming something /someone must be good because it’s been around for many years is called an ‘appeal to antiquity’. They are worth recognising as soft tissue discussions are full of them.
Since beginning work as an educator in the myofascial release (MFR) field in the mid-1990s, Walt Fritz has more recently developed his unique take on manual therapy. His approach attempts to move the bar from singular tissue-specific models into a multifactorial narrative; one leaning heavily on biopsychosocial influences. If you are a therapist looking to update your practice to incorporate modern concepts from pain science, be sure to check out the superb articles, podcasts and live/online courses at https://waltfritzseminars.com
Some runners swear by it, others say it’s a waste of money. The fact that most elite runners have regular massage suggests there must be something in it, but how valuable a tool is it for recreational runners? Is there any evidence it reduces injury or increases performance? Let’s take a look…
Putting the Evidence Back into Massage for Runners – Runchatlive 2020 Day 2.4 Alice Sanvito Recording
Despite the popularity of massage, many of the common assumptions of what is happening physiologically are poorly evidenced. Alice presents a look at what massage does & doesn’t do, and how we can make it work better.