Christopher DaPrato, PT, DPT Featured in New York Times Discussing Fascia

Our Senior Physical Therapist Christopher DaPrato, PT, DPT, was featured in a recent New York Times article, The Tissue That Connects Our Muscles May Be a Key to Better Health.

The article explores the importance of fascia, which is tissue that surrounds and connects muscles, bones and organs. While fascia has become a buzzword in the fitness industry, emerging research shows that caring for fascia can help treat chronic pain, improve exercise performance and well-being.

In the article, Dr. DaPrato explains how exercises that involve bouncing like dancing, jumping jacks, tennis and swimming, can help keep the fascia lubricated.

Fascia can get damanged by prolonged sitting and inactivity. They can also become inflamed through repetitive movements, chronic stress, injury or surgery.

The best way to address challenges that come up from fascia is through exercise and staying active, the article concludes.

Read the full article at New York Times.