One of the most common ailments that affect the muscle in the body is trigger point pain. The muscle in the human body gets affected by it. The pain occurs at various spots of the body. The trigger point causes tingling, discomfort and numbness at spots that are situated at a distance from the point. For this kind of pain, trigger point pain is considered to be one of the most painful ailments.
The treatment of this problem is trigger point therapy in which massage Ramsgate therapy is used. If you are suffering from trigger point pain, it is better to know if you really need to go for trigger point therapy. The trigger point is also referred as a muscle knot or trigger site. It is a tender spot which is usually isolated from the muscle group. These muscle knots get stimulated and cause a shooting feeling of pain in other areas. Sometimes, these trigger points are visible and they become apparent in the form of tight bands or knots in the muscle fiber. The therapy itself causes some pain which is temporary. But the result of this therapy is long lasting and patients find relief through the temporary pain during the therapy. If the trigger point goes untreated, it can cause problems with correct postures and balance and spreading pain.
The therapist gets the patient lie down. The posture is one in which the patient feels comfortable that do not aggravate the trigger point or other trigger points. At the same time, the posture should also allow the therapist to work on the patient. The next step is that of locating the trigger point. This job becomes tough if there is more than one trigger point. Once the trigger point is located, the therapist starts remedial massage Sutherland Shire NSW. The goal is to break down the knots. To do this, the therapist uses various finger techniques and pressure around and directly on the trigger point. As the pressure is given directly on the point, the therapy is somewhat uncomfortable for the patient.
Post treatment care:
The trigger points are removed with the therapy. The toxin needs to get flushed out of the body to cure the ailment completely. The patient is asked to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. In some cases, Epsom salt bath helps to treat muscle soreness.
Trigger point massage therapy helps to remove the trigger points. It helps patients to live a trigger point free life.