A Trigger Point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes a sharp, often piercing pain in other parts of the body. For example, A trigger point in the upper back, may result in referral pain in the neck. Trigger Point Therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. During treatment, the recipient actively participates by breathing deeply, as he or she identifies the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.
The results and benefits of trigger point massage include the release of constricted areas in the muscles and the alleviation of pain. Often, clients report experiencing a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment. For many people, receiving trigger point therapy regularly helps to them to effectively manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.