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When Myofascial Release Gets Emotional

by: Ryan Halvorson

Inner IDEA

Sometimes self-massage tools like foam rollers release more than tight muscles and trigger points.

In 2005, Joy Keller’s body was a mess.

“I was in constant pain, I walked with a severe limp, and my life felt like it was falling apart,” says the executive editor of IDEA Fitness Journal.

Tired of the constant battle with pain, she sought support from a massage practitioner who specialized in trigger point therapy.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 13, Issue 2

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About the Author

Ryan Halvorson

Ryan Halvorson IDEA Author/Presenter

Ryan Halvorson is the chief content officer for Fit Scribe Media (www.fitscribemedia.com); contributing editor for IDEA Health & Fitness Association; director of group training at Bird Rock Fit in La Jolla, CA; a Master Instructor for Metabolic Effect and the creator of www.Fat2Fitin30.com, a lifestyle organization dedicated to finding ways to achieve improved fitness, nutrition and healthy living habits in 30 minutes or less. He is an internationally recognized speaker and has written for publications such as DETAILS and GQ.