Myofascial Trigger Points

Myofascial Trigger Points

Most of us will be familiar with the sensation of a knot in our upper trapezius muscle, that is the thick muscle running from our shoulder up to our neck. We often get tender points in the muscle here if our posture is less than optimal, when stressed or spending prolonged periods of time studying or working at a computer. These knots are known as trigger points. Just like us, animals suffer from the effects of trigger points too. Fortunately, physiotherapy is very effective at addressing both the root cause of trigger points as well as treating and relieving trigger points themselves.

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