Category: Trigger Points

Stress Relief, Therapeutic Stress Relief, Trigger Point Symptom Checker

Massage Therapy Can Relieve Stress Thanks for Article from Amta Approved October 2006 Position Statement It is the position of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) that massage therapy can be effective for stress relief. Background Information Stress is a prevalent component in today’s fast-paced world which can negatively impact an individual’s health and well-being. …

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Myofascial Trigger Point Massage

[mī·ōfa′shē·əl] “pertaining to a muscle and its sheath of connective tissue, or fascia.” Myofascial trigger points, also known as trigger points, are described as hyperirritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle. They are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. Compression of a trigger point may elicit local tenderness, referred pain, or local twitch response and has a referred pain pattern. …

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