What is a Trigger Point?

A trigger point is a hyperirritable spot within a muscle, usually referred to as a “knot.” It is point tender onsite, refers pain to another area of the body, and causes a shortening of the affected muscle. Trigger point therapy identifies trigger points, and then applies a steady, appropriate pressure to the point to “release” it. Trigger point Massage therapy is performed to the surrounding area to help treat the cause of the trigger point. Clients are encouraged to drink water following a trigger point therapy session to flush out any toxins released with the trigger point A trigger point is a hyperirritable spot within a muscle, usually referred to as a “knot.” It is point tender onsite, refers pain to another area of the body, and causes a shortening of the affected muscle.

Trigger point therapy identifies trigger points, and then applies a steady, appropriate pressure to the point to “release” it. Massage is performed to the surrounding area to help treat the cause of the trigger point.

Trigger point massage therapist in Mississauga encourages their patients to drink water following a trigger point therapy session to flush out any toxins released with the trigger point.