Trigger point pain and treatment is Self Treatment for pain
With physical pain, trigger points are a good place to start. Start reading about trigger point therapy here. Start treating yourself, aside from the cost of the trigger point book, it’s completely free.
Stress causes pain. It may not be evident but at the root of all pain and discomfort is stress. Tension comes from stress and effects the muscleskeletal system very quickly. This causes immediate discomfort. Let it go long enough and it can lead to serious pain. If it is not understood and seen to it can become a chronic illness.
With things like neck pain, back pain it’s a mistake to assume that the problem is at the place that hurts.
Trigger point massage can get rid of your pain in two or three days with three treatments per day. If trigger points are the problem, you’ll get a discernible degree of immediate relief.
Trigger points have been proven to be the primary cause of pain roughly 75 percent of the time and to be part of nearly every pain problem.
This is based on decades of medical research by Doctors Janet Travell and David Simons, authors of the highly-respected, two-volume medical textbook, Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual.
The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook is founded on Travell and Simons’s research, but it’s Travell and Simons made easy. Sixteen-hundred pages of difficult medical language has been reduced to a concise, easy-to-read 323 pages, while retaining all the essentials of trigger point science.