What is Trigger Point Therapy?
Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy at Massage
A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes
pain in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the back, for
example, may reduce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting
as a satellite trigger point, may then cause pain in the head. The
pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache.
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to
alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated
pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point
therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing
as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the
The results and benefits of trigger point massage are releasing
constricted areas in the muscles thus alleviating pain. You can
experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment.
Receiving massage with trigger point therapy on a regular basis can
help naturally manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.