Fascia

What is Fascia?

Fascia meaning A connective tissue, which is the packing material of the body. It envelopes the muscles, bones and joints and holds us together supporting the body structure and giving us our shape. Fascia organizes and separates: it provides protection and autonomy for the individual muscles and viscera. It joins and bonds these separate entities and establishes spatial relationships. Chemically it is the collagen in the fascia that enables it to change.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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