The Pain Keeps Coming Back

Trigger points can sometimes be very persistent and keep coming back, even after being successfully treated by a deep tissue massage, and the person’s original pain will kick in once again. If this is the case, then other perpetuating factors need to be looked...

Myofascial Pain and Trigger Points

Myofascial pain is often caused by trigger points, areas in the soft tissue which have become ‘stuck’ together. Trigger points can only be affected by PHYSICAL intervention. They will not respond to meditation, relaxation or positive thinking. Stretching...

Why Do Trigger Points Occur In Muscles?

Trigger points are created in muscles because of many reasons. Firstly they can happen when the muscle has a direct impact. Falling, tripping, wrenching, car collisions, muscle tears or sprains, dislocations are all reasons they can occur. Any kind of brace, slings or...

Avoidable Muscle Pain

The vast majority of clients who come to me for treatments, do so because of chronic overloading of muscles in work situations. There are many exciting sounding labels for these, such as ‘repetitive strain’, ‘carpal tunnel’, ‘occupational...