Myofascial massage is a growing trend. It is suggested it helps loosen the stress built up in your muscles. It can help with fatigue and back pain as well as help restore range in motion in some instances. It has been strongly suggested it may ease the tightness caused by some diseases such as fibromyalgia.
It is recommended that you have a discussion with your doctor to see if you should begin this type of treatment. Your doctor may not think this treatment is best for you. Even though more studies have to be done on the benefits of this massage, there is a lot of evidence supporting its worth as a treatment.