It is ironic and bittersweet that this article recognizing the importance of the interstitium, reveals its ignorance of any research already published about that very soft tissue. By describing it as “previously unrecognized,” this demonstrates the long-standing bias against soft tissues by the Western Medicine.
Early loading after a muscle strain injury is important because immobilization can swiftly and adversely affect muscle and tendon structure and function.
Perhaps no assessment procedure is more important to the manual therapist and integral to musculoskeletal (myofascioskeletal) assessment than palpation.
Fascial adhesions may bind together the two opposing surfaces of a soft tissue interface, resulting in restricted mobility.