What is Fibrous adhesion?

  •  Fibrous muscle adhesion or scar tissue in the muscles is one of the most common  source of pain, weakness, and limited motion in the human body.  It is  unfortunately also the most under-diagnosed problem in the  musculo-skeletal system.  With expert  treatment fibrous muscle adhesion  (scar tissue in the muscles) can be reversed.   


Please watch this short video below to learn more about muscle adhesion. 

 What is fibrous muscular adhesion? 


Fibrous muscular adhesion or scar tissue in the muscles is the most common  sources of pain, weakness, and limited mobility in the human body. It is   unfortunately also the most under-diagnosed problem in the  musculo-skeletal system.  With expert  treatment muscle adhesion (scar  tissue in the muscles) can be reversed.  


You haven’t had any actual trauma or had any surgeries, so how did you ever accumulate any scar tissue? 


Although  bones can sometimes be misaligned or even fractured, the most  commonly  injured structures are the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, and   ligaments). Tendons attach muscles to bones, and ligaments attach one  bone to another.  When these injuries  happen, the bodies natural way to  deal with soft tissue injuries is to  lay down scar tissue (adhesion)  and adhere soft tissue structures together thus creating more load for  other  structures. This creates more dysfunction, injury, weakness and  scar  tissue to form until the body has no other structures to load and  starts to produce pain. 


An  adhesion is an abnormal area of dense collagen fibers.   Trauma (tear   or crush) and hypoxia (sustained or repeated contraction) can cause   adhesion.  Adhesion is identified via palpation as a focal area of  reduced compression by an  expert in soft tissue treatment. 


So  in other words adhesion can be caused by repetitively typing on a   computer all day in a slumped posture, which can wreck havoc to the   forearm muscles and back muscles.  Adhesion can also be caused by an  injury to the specific area, such as a  bad pull or strain to an ankle  or hamstring.  Runners have constant  pounding to the leg muscles, which  can result in micro injuries and cause the formation of adhesion that   eventually cause more problems.  Tennis players abuse their forearm,   especially during backhand movements and can trigger adhesion formation  and result in tennis elbow symptoms.


Scar tissue is very real and causes the majority of the problems we encounter everyday with muscle pain and injuries. 


When  adhesion is present, it has to be physically broken down by a  provider  certified to find and fix adhesion in order for it to go away.    Stretching and exercise wont help!  Neither will a foam roller or a  lacrosse ball.  These may make you feel  good for a few hours or even a  few days, but they are not long term  solutions! 


Adhesion  is at the root of many common problems like low back or neck  pain,  sciatica, most tendinitis cases, carpal tunnel syndrome, and even   headaches! 


Unfortunately,  if left untreated long enough, adhesion can lead to other  problems  like disc herniation, stress fractures, labrum tears, muscle   tears/sprains/strains, and early arthritic changes.  


How can that be? 


Adhesion  makes muscles work harder.  When muscles work harder they  become  overworked sooner.  Instead of the muscles absorbing most of your  day  to day activities, the body transfers the load into the cartilage,  bones, and joints instead.   This begins a very bad cycle of chronic  pain.  The sooner you fix  adhesion the better!


With expert treatment scar tissue can be reversed.


At   Discover Soft Tissue And Spine what makes us different is that we  focus  on the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments, and  nerves) that  contribute to pain, limited motion and injuries.  


Dr.  Eric Lambert and Maggie Zick, LMT at Discover Soft Tissue and Spine  specialize at finding and fixing adhesions.  Even if you are reading  this and already have degeneration, arthritis,  or a tear you can still  see improvement in your function and pain. In  fact, the majority of patients that  we help have seen multiple  providers and not received the care they  need because adhesion is the  most misdiagnosed condition. They both are certified to manually  fix conditions  from head to toe. Most of us know a lot of people with  chronic pain  that are not getting the help they need.  Call us at 616.956.1112 or click below to schedule an appointment.


If  you have been suffering from muscle and joint pain in Grand  Rapids,  West Michigan Area, don't wait another second to begin your road  to  recovery! 

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