Trigger Point Massage - A Natural Pain Relief

Trigger Point Massage - A Natural Pain Relief

Trigger point therapy is a form of massage that uses massage strokes that stimulate and boost the flow of blood into the affected area. It does this by"nuzzling" the muscles with the fingers and the thumbs. This is done by applying slow circular motions that gently press into the trigger points in order to break the tensed muscles. The greater blood flow stimulates the body to make itself more powerful.

Trigger points are tight, and painful regions typically found in long muscles, and joints. These tight muscles are sensitive and whenever excess pressure is applied, it causes pain from a different region of the body. Trigger point therapy helps to heal these tight muscles and lessen the associated pain. Trigger point therapy usually involves rubbing soft tissues, kneading soft muscles, tapping on the skin, or using massage oil to use the therapy.

Trigger point therapy works as it increases the blood circulation in the area. The increased flow of blood allows the nerves in the region to move more freely. This allows the nerves to move through the tight muscle knots and then discharge the tension holding it back. This release allows the muscles to stretch out and regain their elasticity. When muscles that were tensed up for many years start to relax, they start to appear considerably smoother and newer looking, while the regions where there was originally pain won't be as noticeable and disfigured.

Trigger point massages can be employed by an