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Myofascial Release Books

Myofascial Release Healing Ancient Wounds: The Renegade's Wisdom

by John F. Barnes, PT

Since the year 2000, when Healing Ancient Wounds, the Renegade’s Wisdom was first published, there has been massive advances in research and attitudes on Myofascial Release. So much information has emerged verifying the scientific principles that John F. Barnes, PT has been teaching over the last 40 years that he has written a new chapter or epilogue.

He has synthesized all the important material on Myofascial Release to provide a clear, comprehensive vision for all of us to move forward in healthcare. The Epilogue starts out with the scientific principles of Myofascial Release, and then takes a sharp turn into a tragedy that John endured and his response to it. This new chapter is filled with inspirational and insightful messages that will benefit and uplift all therapists.


“Myofascial Release Healing Ancient Wounds: The Renegade's Wisdom” explores the intuitive awareness and dynamic mind/body healing principles of Myofascial Release.

These concepts will dramatically increase your effectiveness and will guide you into a unique way of enhancing your personal power, intuition, and awareness that will help you reconnect with your essence on your “Path to Mastery”!

This intriguing book was also written for your patients/clients to educate, motivate and inspire them to accelerate, deepen and enhance their treatment response.

Price: $49.95


Myofascial Release: The Search For Excellence®

by John F. Barnes, PT

This historic work is thorough with numerous clear and concise illustrations that will guide you to the high level of excellence you strive for in your quest for Mastery. This definitive book represents a culmination of 40 years of experience and points the way to the future of healthcare.

This fascinating book will help you to understand Myofascial Release in its evaluation and treatment aspect and show you how to implement Myofascial Release into your current practice.

Price: $69.95


Comprehensive Myofascial Self Treatment Book Your Path to Authentic Healing and Pain Relief

by Joyce Karnis Patterson, PT

Learn how to heal yourself with the Myofascial Stretching & Self Treatment techniques used by the authority of Myofascial Release, John F. Barnes, PT

The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach® is authentic healing! The Comprehensive Myofascial Self Treatment Book is the resource you need to not only learn about Myofascial Release, but also discover a comprehensive self-treatment program that can reduce or eliminate your pain and restore your sense of well-being.


  • What Myofascial Release Is & How It Can Benefit You
  • Understand What Myofascial Restrictions Are & How Restrictions Contribute to Your Pain
  • Discover How Myofascial Stretching Is Different From Traditional Stretching
  • View Stretches & Tools Used to Decrease Your Pain & Improve Your Function

Price: $35.00


Architecture of Human Living Fascia

by Jean-Claude Guimberteau, Colin Armstrong

Dr. Guimberteau, renowned French surgeon has published a richly illustrated and historic book. A picture is worth a thousand words. This book and accompanying DVD clearly shows the fascia system of a living person which reveals piezoelectricity, mechanotransducton, phase transition and resonance; the essence of Myofascial Release.

His outstanding work is a must for MFR therapists and is the book of the century!

Price: $75.00


Integrative Therapies in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition

by Dr. Carol M. Davis, DPT, EdD, FAPTA

The Fourth Edition is divided into two parts. The beginning chapters describe the latest cellular biology science and explain the theories put forth on the overall mechanisms of action of the effect of these various therapies on the soft tissue, fascia and nervous systems. The first part also chronicles the advancement of scientific research in the various therapies since the 1980’s to explain, in cellular physiology terms, the outcomes observed by using a number of holistic therapies. The second part presents various therapies commonly integrated with allopathic therapies in rehabilitation – body work therapies, mind/body therapies, and energy work therapies. The text describes each therapy with a history, cellular mechanism of action, and an up-dated reference section of the evidence of efficacy for the therapy as reported in the literature, often concluding with a case example.

This text has been developed to accompany university courses in complementary and alternative therapies, as a reference manual for clinical practices, and as a resource for those interested in the science behind holistic therapies.

Integrative Therapies in Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition will be the go-to resource for health professionals to understand the scientific evidence and efficacy of complementary and alternative therapies for rehabilitation and improving patient outcomes.

Price: $75.00


The Fibromanual: A Complete Fibromyalgia Treatment Guide for You and Your Doctor

by Ginevra Liptan, MD

Ten million Americans experience the widespread pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain (“fibrofog”). Ginevra Liptan, MD, shares a cutting- edge new approach that includes the John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach®, which she calls 'by far the most effective treatment I have found to reduce fibromyalgia pain.'

Price: $20.00