Muscle trigger point's are also called muscle knots which are taut bands of muscle fibers. Trigger point consists of unexplained pain frequently radiates from these points of local tenderness to broader areas, sometimes distant from the trigger point itself. It may cause local tenderness, referred pain, or local twitch response.
Trigger point can be caused by acute or chronic muscle overload, accident trauma, infections or health issues such as smoking. Yet another reason smoking is bad for you!
Trigger points form only in muscles. This massage will feel painful at first but then the pain will disappear and you will feel a million times better. Trigger point therapy releases these spots by using repetitive muscle stripping, ischemic compression and cold distraction "spray and stretch" techniques.
Yoga and Pilates will also help to relieve pain and tension in the affected areas. Treatment is mainly used to stop pain and stop the pain of the trigger point from spreading to other parts of the body and causing even more pain.
The trigger point is identified by probing with fingers or apparatus, and it is found when the therapist notices heightened discomfort in the patient and a noticeable hardness in the area. You can also tell because you will have restricted flexibility in the affected area. The process helps remove the toxins from muscles and helps calm the nerves.
As the therapist releases the trigger point, endorphins that are released, those lead to the person feeling rejuvenated and re-energized. The trigger point massage has been rated as the most effective therapy in relieving pain from muscles.
It is the most suitable technique for eliminating pain in soft-tissue and any related dysfunctions. It helps reduce and remove any stiffness in muscles and improves the flexibility of body parts. Overall this massage is great at removing muscle trigger point's and helping promote blood flow.