Addressing Hiatal Hernia with Myofascial Release

Blum, David B.
November 2011
Massage Magazine;Nov2011, Issue 186, p52
The article offers the author's insights on hiatal hernia and the use of myofascial release to treat such disease. He says that clients with hiatal hernia shows decreased on the mobility of the diaphragm and lower rib on inspiration and abnormal firmness in the stomach and diaphragm upon palpating in the upper left abdomen. He relates his preference of myofascial release to treat such hernia, which assist the stomach to escape from the hiatus and allow continual release of fascia.


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