Strain transmission along myofascial meridians might explain referred pain and offer a rationale for the development of more body-wide holistic approaches.
There is a very simple exercise you can do to illustrate the continuity in the Superficial Back Line myofascial chain between gastrocnemius and hamstrings.
For me, fascia is the big picture. It’s a tissue and a system and it has connections from each individual cell all the way to the brain.
The following techniques are considered to be Manual Therapy techniques: Massage (Soft Tissue Manipulation), Stretching, Joint Mobilization, Hydrotherapy.