The practice of examining muscle groups that show referral pain patterns. In those muscles will be the taut bands and nodules that need palpation to be released to give full function and movement back to the muscle.
If you have chronic pain, fatigue, weakness, and other symptoms are present in your muscles, then they may have Trigger Points.
Not all Trigger Point symptoms are registered by the nervous system as pain. They can include but are not limited to:
Low back pain
Genital pain and dysfunction
TMJ pain and fatigue
Various types of arthritis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Bladder and bowel pain (IBS)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
Plantar Faciitis and other footpain
The following list details only some of the perpetuating factors that cause Trigger Points.
Poor posture habits
Repetitive tasks or Movements
(playing an instrument, at work, competitive sports)
A traumatic accident or fall
Prolonged limb immobilization
Emotional stressLiving or working in a cool environment
Lack of sleep
Over-exercising or Inactivity
Excess nicotine or alcohol consumption
Lack of essential vitamins and minerals
Auto-immune diseases (Herpes, Diabetes, HIV, Crohn's, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Lower Limb Length Inequality (LLLI)
Short upper arms
Small Hemi Pelvis
Morton's Foot Structure.
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Jennifer Pichler is a certified Level 1 Trigger Point Bodyworker with the William Huhn Method.
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