If we want to learn how to cure back pain then trigger point therapy should be one of the first things that we try. For many it is going to be the answer that they never thought they would find. You may have only just begun to have back pain or it may be a continual problem that has plagued you for years.
What is without question is that before you undertake anything more dramatic or severe in terms of addressing the problem is that you should at least try to relieve trigger points to improve your condition, you will be surprised at the results.
Where Are Trigger Points
Trigger points are anywhere and everywhere. Those suffering from upper back pain or lower back pain will be amazed at just how many points there are on their body that all contribute to the problem. These hard knots of muscle or areas of deep pain need to first be found to then be relieved. A thorough going over of the body is needed to isolate and treat each of the trigger points to really feel maximum benefit.
But even addressing a single main trigger point can bring such relief from pain that it is frankly hard to believe the answer to the suffering is quite so simple.
How To Find Trigger Points
You can either use the tools discussed in later articles or it can be done by yourself or preferable a partner. It is impossible to treat certain points on our body without a tool or a third party so one or the other is recommended.
The area of most pain is the first port of call. Pressure is applied in the region and if there is a sever trigger point then you will certainly know all about it. The pain when it is pressed can be excruciating. We will go in to more detail about how exactly to perform trigger point therapy in the following articles but finding them is simply a matter of applying pressure and seeing where the pain lies.
The main mistake people make is assuming that the area that is giving us the most pain is where the trigger points must be. You may well find that this is not the case at all. You may have an upper back pain and find that as well as having knots running down either side of your spine you have a number of very sore spots on your inner thighs when pressure is applied. By treating these spots with appropriate pressure you can relieve upper back pain.
A very thorough investigation of the muscles is usually the best course of action for fast and effective pain relief and it pays to never simply assume that you have found the source of the problem without a thorough investigation.
Please continue reading the articles for a more thorough understanding. This is part 3 of 7 articles that will see you on your way to immense pain relief almost immediately.
Trigger Points To Relieve Pain
You will find that once you begin to investigate your own body there are an amazing number of knots and sore spots that all contribute to pain. We need to do our own personal investigation to find out exactly where they are on our own bodies rather than relying on a chart. Each of us is different and our trigger points to relieve pan will be in different places for each person and for the back pain condition that we are currently suffering from.