A sheath of connective tissues with the responsibility to surround and support muscles, bones and internal organs is called the fascia. In case a person feels stiff and cramped after long durations of sitting in a constant position or wakes up stiff in the morning, this happens due to fascia, which is supposed to be flexible under normal circumstances. The solution to this problem is physical therapy, massage or the latest approach that is fasciablaster.
How Fascia Blasting Works
Fascia blasting is a form of fascial manipulation it requires an instrument that is generally a hard plastic tool, known as the fascial blaster. Fascialblaster was invented by Ashley Black. A fascial blaster looks like a long hard plastic rod which has little claws or snowflakes structures attached to it.
Fascial blaster is the most famous tool it’s, substitute by different companies are called cellulite blasters or fascia massage sticks. To have the best results from this fascial blaster the user is required to massage all over its body but one area at a time, and this will supposedly loosen up the fascia.
The benefits that a fascial blaster user derives, include reduced cellulite, and firmer skin along with lesser muscle pain, the pain in joints is also reduced by its usage, and finally, with the massaging, it helps in increased circulation.
Side Effects of Fascial Blasting
According to the research made by anecdotal evidence, fascial blasting is not safe for all, some users have claimed they have noticed various side effects after using them. These side effects are as follows
- Severe Bruising
- Discoloration of the skin
- Increased cellulite
- Weight gain
- Increased varicose veins
- Increase in pain
- Tiredness and fatigue on extremes
These side effects might be due to the individuals’ personal health conditions otherwise the fascial blaster has on a large scale reflected positive and helping results.