"Fascia is the Cinderella of body tissues—systematically ignored, dissected out and thrown away in bits (Schleip 2003). However, fascia forms the biological container and connector for every organ (including muscles). In dissection, fascia is literally a greasy mess (not at all like what the books show you) and so variable among individuals that its actual architecture is hard to delineate. For many reasons, fascia has not been seen as a whole system; therefore we have been ignorant of fascia’s overall role in biomechanics.
Thankfully, the integrating mechano-biological nature of the fascial web is becoming clearer." - excerpt from this GREAT Article by Thomas Myers.
This is a very thorough article, packed with explanations and illustrations. Bibliography included. It is gold! Thanks Thomas Myers!
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