Top-B

Tag Archives | connective tissue matrix

myofibroblasts

Fascia Contracts

How does this happen? It’s because of the myofibroblasts, specialized fibroblast cells (they synthesize the connective tissue matrix). Studies of myofibroblasts in mechanobiology prove that they are significant to wound healing/tissue injury and fibrosis. “Myo” means muscle, thus their contractability. They have an important role in wound healing (a really good thing). But they are also responsible for fibrosis (not such […]

Continue Reading
Bowen Therapy pic

Electrical Currents and Energy

Today I am going to borrow, but give credit to Jenny Petridis (a Bowen practitioner in Austrailia), something that caught my attention regarding piezoelectricity.  This is a very important aspect of what happens with energy and the body’s response in a Bowen session. ~ Because of piezoelectricity, every movement of the body, every pressure, every tension anywhere, […]

Continue Reading