What is a Trigger Point?
~live in skeletal muscles and develop in response to overuse and/or trauma
~send pain to areas of the body other than where the dysfunction actually originates
~can create symptoms that are confusingly similar to other conditions
~can ultimately lead to misdiagnosis by physicians
~are hypersensitive and hyper-irritable
~are associated withe movement restrictions
~complicate arthritic conditions due to pain and decreased range of motion of joints
~are not well known by many health care professionals
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