Lululemon Athletica blog
February 5, 2016
Aches, pains, and injuries are inevitable byproducts of an active lifestyle, and can result in trips to a physiotherapist, chiropractor or RMT. These hands-on practitioners are effective in addressing pain and to rehabilitate injury, but they aren’t cheap and this modality feeds a cycle of reliance on someone else to maintain your own health.
Enter the MELT Method. Originally called M.E.L.T., an acronym for Myofascial Energetic Length Technique (its founders say as the method evolved it outgrew the acronym, as it affects the connective tissue system beyond just the fascia), MELT aims to rehydrate and reconnect the fascia (pronounced “fash-ee-uh”) and nervous systems though series of easy-to-do techniques using small balls and a soft foam roller. Designed to treat problems at their source, it targets specific points in the body, such as the hands and feet, instead of digging into already irritated and inflamed areas. (Read more…)