Strain and counterstrain (SCS) is an indirect approach to manipulating fascia. In addition to its usefulness as an integration tool, knowledge of the reflexive mechanisms involved in SCS deepens our understanding of how fascia functions to protect vital structures from injury and how unbalanced posture and movement patterns develop after trauma.
2013 IASI Yearbook of Structural Integration
Pierce, Caryn, "Strain and Counterstrain for Structural Integrators" (2013). Faculty Publications. 3.