Trigger Points

Learn how to effectively release trigger points and alleviate muscle tension with these proven techniques. Take control of your pain and improve your overall well-being.
Figure 1 Referred pain patterns from upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, splenius capitis, splenius cervicis, semispinalis capitis and temporalis muscle trigger points as described by Simons et al. Reprinted with permission from Simons D, Travell J, Simons L. Travell & Simons myofascial pain and dysfunction: the trigger point manual, Vol. 1, 2nd edn. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999. - "Myofascial Trigger Points and Sensitization: An Updated Pain Model for Tension Tension Type Headache, Headache Pain, Neck And Shoulder Muscles, Shoulder Pain, Lower Limb Muscles, Forward Head Posture Exercises, Neck Exercises, Headache Medicine, Referred Pain

Figure 1 Referred pain patterns from upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, splenius capitis, splenius cervicis, semispinalis capitis and temporalis muscle trigger points as described by Simons et al. Reprinted with permission from Simons D, Travell J, Simons L. Travell & Simons’ myofascial pain and dysfunction: the trigger point manual, Vol. 1, 2nd edn. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999. - "Myofascial Trigger Points and Sensitization: An Updated Pain Model for Tension-Type…

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What is a trigger point (TrP)? Definition 1. A focal hyperirritable spot in skeletal muscle associated with a palpable nodule in a taut band: painful on compression and can give rise to characteristic referred pain; tenderness; motor dysfunction and autonomic phenomena (Simons et al., 1999). Definition 2. "A trigger point is an area of the soft tissue which, after chronic contraction and reduced blood flow, becomes an area of high neurological activity. For example, fibers in an ischemic…

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Embarking on trigger point therapy for your neck and shoulders can significantly alleviate muscle tension and reduce pain. This guide will help you learn how to correctly locate the trigger points in these areas and apply gentle pressure using simple techniques and tools like your fingers, a tennis ball, or a foam roller. Remember, it's about consistency and patience, so take it slow and listen to your body. #TriggerPointTherapy #NeckPain #ShoulderPain #SelfCare Shoulder Trigger Points, Muscle Spasms, Nerve Pain, Muscle Tension, Trigger Point Massage, Shoulder Tension, Neck Trigger Points, Knee Pain, Trigger Point Therapy

Embarking on trigger point therapy for your neck and shoulders can significantly alleviate muscle tension and reduce pain. This guide will help you learn how to correctly locate the trigger points in these areas and apply gentle pressure using simple techniques and tools like your fingers, a tennis ball, or a foam roller. Remember, it's about consistency and patience, so take it slow and listen to your body. #TriggerPointTherapy #NeckPain #ShoulderPain #SelfCare

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