Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger point massage is used for many kinds of massage therapy. Trigger points are painful, sore spots found in cells and nerves in the trunk, neck, and shoulders. These stains are particularly sensitive and when excessive pressure is applied to them, it creates chronic pain in another part of the body. Trigger points may happen to nearly anybody, since they are caused by stress, overuse of the muscles, muscle imbalances or poor posture. Massage therapists use trigger point treatment when treating injuries, inflammation and pain, and restoring range of motion to assist individuals with arthritis and muscle cramps. Trigger point therapy is also used on a daily basis by athletes and women who experience distress and pain from particular activities such as running and cycling.
Trigger point therapy has also been demonstrated to relieve muscle tightness and spasms that may cause pain for people that sit for extended intervals, those working in their computers all day, and people who spend time on their hands. Trigger points can also happen in muscles due to strained tendons, ligaments, or muscles . If muscles become inflamed, scar tissue forms, causing chronic pain and strain. Trigger point therapy can help release the tight knots which have formed and help you return to an active and healthful life.
Trigger points generally occur in joints, tendons and ligaments as a consequence of excess strain. Trigger factors cause chronic tension and pain in the