muscle trigger points


What is a muscle trigger point and why does my physical therapist want to press on it?! It hurts.

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A muscle trigger point is usually a “tight” spot caused from an injury or excessive stress. Your PT is pressing on the muscle to “loosen” the spot in theory. If you have a trigger point the damage is usually permanent and regular PT has proven to be helpful in removing constant pain in those areas.