trigger point


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trigger point

n.
A specific area of tightened skeletal muscle tissue at which touch or pressure elicits both localized and referred pain, often associated with muscle weakness or restricted movement.
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"Hopefully that's what happens with Ulster now, that this will be a trigger point for years to come and we can go on to win trophies."
It illustrates and explains about trigger points causing pain and describes how to find and release them to ease your pain.
Unfortunately, once trigger points have developed, they don't seem to ever completely go away.
The therapy involves applying pressure to trigger points - tight muscle areas that cause pain in other parts of the body.
The effectiveness of non-invasive treatments for active myofascial trigger point pain: A systematic review of the literature.
Comparison of muscle tissues, under a microscope, of normal muscle tissue and trigger point muscle fibers shows a remarkable difference.
The myofascial trigger point (MTrP) contains a neurovascular bundle that consists of motor nerve endings and groups III and IV nociceptive sensory afferent nerve endings [121,122].
Shah, "An expansion of Simons' integrated hypothesis of trigger point formation," Current Pain and Headache Reports, vol.
While a range trade strategy is maintained, some profit-taking can be done on issues that hit their respective trigger points or those still trading at overbought conditions.