Can a muscle be too short?

Muscle shortening Most of us have been told before to have a shortened muscle that has become tight. Either after sport, or during therapy for different kinds of pain. But can muscles really shorten? If so, how can they be lengthened again? Or is there another reason behind it?   Misdirection Sometimes simplified phrases are [...]

Can a muscle be too short? 2018-04-27T12:44:05+00:00

What are fascia?

Fascia everywhere Everybody is talking about fascia these days. The term springs up at the gym, in the pharmacy newsletter and at the doctor’s, giving the impression that fascia may really be the solution for everything! What’s behind the phenomenon? What exactly are fascia? Why are they so important for you?   Just a [...]

What are fascia? 2018-04-24T23:39:11+00:00

What are Trigger Points?

Trigger Points? Maybe you have heard a bit about trigger points, but for many people it’s not quite clear what they are and how they develop. This is why we would like to present here what you should know about trigger points.   What defines a trigger point? The secret lies in the word, as [...]

What are Trigger Points? 2018-05-02T23:03:05+00:00

How Kickstarter Crowdfunding Works…

...for us with a physical product. Simply put, we have the opportunity to show the massage tool on the kickstarter crowdfunding-platform to the world. People who like the Backrelease can then pre-order it within a month. Once we have reached our defined funding goal, that is, enough pre-orders have been made, we will go [...]

How Kickstarter Crowdfunding Works… 2018-06-01T00:25:06+00:00

Why the Backrelease?

The practical therapist I have been working as a therapist for ten years in an office focussing on orthopedics, surgery and sport physiotherapy. I am dealing with patients suffering from pain and limited movement ability, reducing their capacity and quality of life, on a daily basis. In my therapy I am concentrating on reducing [...]

Why the Backrelease? 2018-03-30T12:23:22+00:00

How I managed to control my muscular pain issues

Focussing on sports The infinite possibilities of physical activities, doing different kinds of sports and enjoying nature with all its elements triggers a feeling of liberty inside me that plays a central role in my life. Due to my urge to move I started to passionately indulge in sports already in my early childhood. [...]

How I managed to control my muscular pain issues 2018-05-09T13:34:00+00:00