Muscle Trigger Points

Learn how trigger points in the muscle can cause referred pain...

pec trigger point

If you’re looking for a useful app to download to you i-phone or i-pad then this is a great easy reference app.

If you click on an area of the body it displays the trigger points – the picture shoes the pec muscle displayed in red. The blue crosses denote the areas that are “trigger points” which can then cause pain to refer over the body area displayed in blue.

For those of us that get “referred pain” from muscle spasm or muscle tension – this is a great self help app.

Even if you don’t use it to help facilitate mscle release – it’s a great insight into how the body works and how pain from a muscle can refer out and around the surrounding area.

 

pec trigger point

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About Saree Hewlett (97 Articles)
Saree has 20 + years as a physio, training in the UK and completing her Masters in Manual Therapy in Perth, UWA. She has integrated Pilates into her practise having trained in the Polestar method and currently owns and runs two Studios in Perth's Northern Suburbs. A previous international Artistic Skater she understands the needs of sports people and also those suffering from chronic pain and reduced function - we all want the same thing - to be the best we can be! She is married with two active young boys!

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