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Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Massage Therapy

Trigger Point Massage Therapy is an ideal therapeutic way to eliminate pain that is also referred to as a trigger point. A trigger point is a tight or hyperirratable area in the surrounding skeletal muscle described as a dull ache or sharp and intense pain. When the muscle is stressed from a trauma or is being overused it can tear creating adhesions otherwise called “trigger point,” that can prevent the muscle from working at its full potential.

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A trigger point is a palpable nodule in the bands of the muscle fibers sometimes referred as “knots.” This trigger points or knots emit referred pain or local twitch response to other parts of the body.

One example of trigger point may be produced in the neck and felt in the while being felt in the fingers. This is when massage therapy is necessary.

Another example of a trigger point is where pain may be produced on the feet and felt in the head. When this happens if you want to eliminate these symptoms. Begin massaging the trap muscles, massage the upper back, massage the feet, and massage the hands.

Trigger point massage therapy also known as myofascial release therapy or neuromuscular therapy is a massage therapy technique used to alleviate pain and discomfort through isolated pressure and release.  Trigger point massage therapy encourages the recipient to participate in a deep breathing technique while identifying the locations of trigger point.

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The trigger point massage therapist alternates levels of pressure for intervals of 10-40 seconds in cycles. The pressure applied on the trigger point can be done with fingers, knuckles, elbows, feet or by stretching to alleviate the muscle spasm.

The trigger point massage therapist or neuromuscular therapist aids in the relaxation of the muscle which creates more oxygen, better circulation, and releases lactic acid alleviating pain and discomfort. Thus feeling immediate results from your massage therapy.

The benefits and results of trigger point massage therapy can be an experience after one massage therapy treatment.  Neuromuscular massage therapy received on a regular basis can assist in relieving and preventing  joint pain, hip pain, back pain, neck pain, decrease in range of motion, tension headaches, temporomandibular joint pain, decrease range of motion and mental stress.

Benefits of Trigger Point massage therapy

Trigger points on the body consist of tight areas within muscle tissue that causes lasting pain in local areas and other parts of our body.

For example, a trigger point in the hip, may produce referral pain in the lower back. Trigger Points can be like a satellite as it may create tension stress and pain in the head from a Trigger Point located in the middle or upper back. At times the pain may can be a dull ache or sharp and intense pain.

Miami Massage Therapy uses Trigger Point Massage Therapy to eliminate pain through continuous sets of isolated pressure and releases in a massage therapy session. This type of massage therapy or trigger point therapy must have the person actively participating in deep breathing to assist alleviating the stress tension and pain.

Miami Massage Therapy produces rapid results and benefits of trigger point massage.  Releasing the constricted areas within the muscles and eliminating pain in those specific areas. There will be a significant decrease in stress tension and pain just after one massage therapy session. It is a fact that receiving Trigger Point Massage Therapy on a regular regimen along with daily specific stretching will eliminate stress tension and pain.

Massage therapy is an ideal way to eliminate, trigger points on the body. These tight areas within muscle tissue that cause lasting pain in local areas and other parts of the body.

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