FCS Related Research Articles


Fascial Counterstrain (FCS) has been developed over a 30-year period by Brian Tuckey PT, OCS, JSCCI based on the original work of Lawrence Jones D.O.  FCS techniques were developed in the clinical setting and are based on sound anatomical and scientific principles. The following published, peer reviewed manuscript, written by Tuckey and a team of world renown pain researchers, describes the formation and maintenance of inflammatory, interstitial stasis (trapped inflammation between our cells.) This form of persistent inflammation is capable generating chronic pain form virtually any tissue source and is specifically treated or “released” by FCS practitioners. The paper offers insight into the complex world of fascia, inflammation and pain receptors and describes why FCS is the ideal treatment choice for multiple difficult to treat medical conditions.  The article is written in technical language, so if you don’t have a medical background, you may prefer to read the layperson’s description of FCS by clicking the “about FCS” link.

Tuckey B., Srbely J., Rigney G., Vythilingam M., Shah J., “Impaired Lymphatic Drainage and Interstitial Inflammatory Stasis in Chronic Musculoskeletal and Idiopathic Pain Syndromes: Exploring a Novel Mechanism,” Front. Pain Res., 23 August 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpain.2021.691740


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