Category Archives: Myofascial release

Health Benefits of Myofascial Release

Lacrosse balls are doing far more than providing a target in lacrosse matches. The unassuming balls are also doing double duty as a tool in myofascial release techniques. Lacrosse balls can be utilized at home to relieve aches, pains, and the stiff muscles that come with high-performance sports participation. They’re equally effective for stiff and […]

Lacrosse Ball Massage

Lacrosse athletes are subject to a wide variety of muscle aches and pains. Many are surprised to learn that the same lacrosse balls they use during competition are equally beneficial as a massage tool to release muscle tension. They help break up the knots that can form between the connective tissue that surrounds muscles. Muscle […]

Myofascial Release Explained

Lacrosse balls are a powerful tool that can aid in alleviating pain and restoring functionality to sore muscles through myofascial release. It’s a hands-on technique in which gentle, sustained pressure is applied to connective tissues. It’s a technique that’s been used since ancient times. Physical therapists maintain that myofascial pain is different than ordinary types […]

Lacrosse Balls for Massage?

The unique construction of lacrosse balls has made them highly desirable for a usage that many people may not know about. They’re a powerful and effective tool for massaging sore muscles to relieve pain and restore function. Massage with lacrosse balls is a type of myofascial release technique that individuals can perform for themselves. An […]

Move Over Foam Roller, Hello Lacrosse Ball

The Benefits of Rolling with a Lacrosse Ball for Myofascial Release.   Myofascial (Trigger Point) Release has been all the rage for the past few years. With the start of Lacrosse’s Summer Tournament Season you can bet playing 4-6 games in a weekend can cause sore muscles and tightness in many athletes. One way players […]