fascia fascia

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
  2. (n) instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The most basic of these techniques involves pulling the face into shape with an internal sling made of fascia, the fibrous tissue that separates and encloses the muscles of the body.
  2. Downstairs on the second floor, an acid-yellow Marc Newson kitchen and the red molded fascia of a Raymond Lowey sideboard interrupt a general theme of soft whiteness.

News

  • Treat aches and pains with massage alternative

    PHOENIX -- When we get a massage, we think about working on the muscles to help us loosen up and feel relaxed. But there's a new technique gaining popularity that focuses on the tissue that covers the muscles, called the fascia. The technique is called structural integration, and can be considered an alternative to traditional massage. It's one part massage, one part stretching and one part ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: KTVK 3TV Phoenix

Quotes

  1. "It's a hard thing to say yes he's out of the woods or no because plantar fascia is something that could recur," Paxson said. "But he's feeling good now. A year ago, Tim Duncan had the same injury, labored through a season, got healthy in the...
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: John Paxson Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "The worst thing about his situation," Howland said, "is he had his plantar fascia injected. He said he was going to get some outside opinions, not one of our own. My experience in the past is that you don't inject it because that increases...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Ben Howland Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I think it's more the plantar fascia than anything else," Carlesimo said. "He needs at least two more weeks. He's going to be out for a bit. He's a couple of weeks away from any kind of basketball workout. He's going to a lot of individual...
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: PJ Carlesimo Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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