While myofascial release treats the whole body and the whole person, it is important to acknowledge the role of the pelvic floor in overall health. There is also importance in treating newborns immediately following delivery and through childhood to help resolve birthing traumas and prevent future issues. So many issues and symptoms that people experience can be helped through this specialized treatment.
Being a woman is an amazing experience. But it also comes with challenges. These challenges are not always immediately apparent, but eventually can become evident in our bodies, our minds and our health. John F. Barnes Myofascial Release can address the fascial restrictions creating the following:
Symptoms associated with menopause
Emotional trauma from sexual assualt/molestation
Unresolved hip/back pain
Pregnancy, Delivery and Baby Care
Myofascial release is also an important part of your health before, during and after pregnancy. We treat mother and baby and can help with:
Preparation of the body for delivery
Stress relief for mother and infant during pregnancy
Treatment of mother and baby immediately following birth to help heal the body and relieve the stress of the birthing process
C-Section Scar Release
We won't forget the importance of male health as well. Many men are living with difficulties that can be helped or alleviated with myofascial release including:
***Jennifer L Glass M.S. Ed, OTR/L has completed the John F. Barnes Women's Health course and is also licensed in the state of Florida to perform pelvic treatment. You can click here to learn more about Florida requirements and scope of practice for occupational therapists in Florida:
We are proud members of the Tampa Bay Birthing Network which encourages and supports individuals, families and professionals that support holistic and informed pregnancy, parenting and birth for all.
We have partnered with BabyScene who provides 2D, 3D and 4D Sonograms in a warm and supportive environment. They also support pregnant women with yoga services and our myofascial release therapy.