What is Fascia? The new organ – “Interstitium”!

The science is finally catching up! The new research calls fascia, the “Interstitium”, the biggest organ of the body. As myofascial release therapists we have been aware of the interconnectivity of the fascial system for many decades, but it is nice to have the science confirm what we have felt under our hands. Further, the scientists were able to discover that fascia is fluid filled and drains into our lymphatic system. They took amazing pictures with laser confocal scanning microscope. The research continues. What role does fascia play in our daily lives?  How does it affect diseases such as cancer?

One of my wonderful teachers, Richard Harty PT, a practitioner of John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Therapy for over 25 years has put together this amazing video that includes the newest research.  Enjoy!

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