The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality (Paperback)
Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality
North Atlantic Books, 9781556432286, 144pp.
Publication Date: November 11, 1996
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The result of more than two decades of research and practice, The Endless Web presents in clear, readable language a comprehensive guide to understanding and working effectively with the myofascial system, the 'packing material' of the body. Myofascia is a flexible network of tissue that surrounds, cushions, and supports muscles, bones, and organs. It also acts as a riverbed containing the flow of interstitial fluid, and is a critical influence on the immune and hormonal systems. In daily life, this connective tissue is an underlying determinant of movement quality, modd, alertness, and general well-being. The Endless Web is a fully illustrated guide to understanding how myofascia works, it supportive role within the body's anatomy, and how gentle manipulation of the myofascial tissue is central to lasting therapeutic intervention and how it can be integrated into any bodywork practice.
About the Author
R. Louis Schultz has been a Rolfer since 1973, and is currently on the Anatomy Faculty of the Rolf Institute in New York City. He has authored numerous scientific articles and is co-editor with Rosemary Feitis of Remembering Ida Rolf (North Atlantic Books, 1996).Rosemary Feitis worked with Dr. Rolf on her groundbreaking book Rolfing, edited Rolfing and Physical Reality, and is co-editor of Remembering Ida Rolf. She practices Rolfing and homeopathy and lives in New York City.Illustrator Diana Salles is senior artist at the Museum of Natural History, New York.Photographer Ronald Thompson has been a Rolfer for twenty-five years and is a member of the Anatomy Faculty of the Rolf Institute.