Researchers study fascia massage for children with cerebral palsy

12/26/2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine are studying how massaging the fascia tissue improves movement in children with cerebral palsy. The technique, known as rolfing after the doctor who popularized it in the 1970s, is believed to relax muscles and joints and improve movement. "This is not a cure," Karen Price, who performs the fascia-massage sessions, said. "This is giving kids the best use of what they have."

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