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Fascia—Current knowledge and future directions in physiatry: Narrative review

Evan H. Kwong, BSc, MD, MSc; Thomas W. Findley, MD, PhD

Fascia can be described as part of all of the connective tissues in the human body. However, it does not have a clear definition in the medical community. Fascia may be the key to helping us understand how the musculoskeletal system works or becomes a source of pain. Understanding its importance can help physicians diagnose and treat various painful musculoskeletal disorders. This is a narrative review summarizing the current knowledge about fascia, from the perspective of the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Volume 51 Number 6, 2014
   Pages 875 — 884

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This article and any supplementary material should be cited as follows:
Kwong EH, Findley TW. FasciaCurrent knowledge and future directions in physiatry: Narrative review. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2014;51(6):875–84.

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