Cyriax Therapy – Cross Fiber Friction

tennis elbowCyriax Technique or Deep Cross Fibre Friction is a specialist treatment developed by British osteopath Dr. James Cyriax.  It is a deep transverse technique which is very effective at reducing fibrosis as well as encouraging the formation of strong, supple scar tissue at the site of healing injuries. It works by breaking down the crystalline which forms between tendons and their sheaths causing irritation and inflammation and ultimately tendinitis.  Furthermore it is an excellent technique in the prevention of of myofascial adhesions.