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Trigger point therapy is also known as myofascial (myo) meaning muscle tissue, and (fascial) meaning the connective tissue in and around it. Trigger points effects millions of people every day.
The most common characteristics of these sites are soreness or tenderness. Although they can occur on many parts of the body, they are mostly attributed to neck, shoulder and back pain. When doing repetitious movement or you overuse a general area of your body, you can form trigger points which are basically muscle knots that lead to tightness and uncomfortable pain. When left untreated, these knots can have debilitating effects.
The pain from these trigger sites can spread throughout the whole body, causing you to experience tingling, numbness, and burning sensations. This is why trigger point massage therapy techniques are the most effective way to alleviate and eliminate these knots. Our highly trained massage therapists carefully apply pressure to the affected area in planned cycles to bring muscles back to normal.
The massage therapy benefits of Trigger Point therapy is increased blood flow, allowing your body to receive more oxygen and nutrients which is vital for optimum health. Also, Headaches will be reduced greatly, as well as releasing and removing toxic build-up due to an accumulation of lactic acid that form around these trigger sites.
So it is very important to drink plenty of water after a trigger point session because once the toxins are released, they go into the bloodstream in order to be flushed out of the body and drinking plenty of fluids will help speed up and aid in the bodies process of elimination of these toxins. stretching and exercise as well as maintaining a healthy diet will be beneficial in helping to minimize the recurrence of trigger points in your body.
Are you someone who gets headaches too often and they are affecting your daily activities?
Do you have constant tension in your neck and shoulders? How about back pain? Do you have tender or sore spots?
if you answered yes to any of these questions, then there is a good chance you could be suffering from trigger points.
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