What’s Muscle Tone, Anyway?


What’s Muscle Tone, Anyway?

Professional Physical Therapy and Nutley Midtown Clinical Director Nicholas Licameli are featured on KAleishaFetters.com in an article titled, “What’s Muscle Tone, Anyway?”

In the article, Nicholas talks about the way to talk about muscles and stretching. “Some buzz terms you may have heard when it comes to stretching and foam rolling are muscle lengthening, breaking down scar tissue, freeing up adhesions, or remodeling of collagen,” he says. “However, research does not support these claims.” That doesn’t mean stretching and foam rolling aren’t good for your – Nicholas also discusses the benefits of these actions.

“Stretching, deep breathing, foam rolling, and meditation all decrease global muscle tone and tap into our body’s rest, digest, and recover system, also known as the parasympathetic nervous system,” He states. Check out the full article on KAleishaFetters.com!