Wake Medical Massage, LLC
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Trigger Point Therapy

Irritating and painful Trigger Points "Muscle knots" restricting your range of motion? We can help...

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Trigger Point Therapy for stubborn aches and pain - Wake Medical Massage The most frequent injury to a muscle is a trigger point. Generally, when one thinks of soft tissue pain, they think of injuries such as muscle strains and spasms, usually described as micro-cramps. However, there is a much more common muscle injury that everyone has suffered from. It is called a trigger point. If you are experiencing physical pain, the odds are great that you have not one, but several small muscle contractions (knots) restricting the range of motion. Your Certified and Licensed Medical Massage Therapist at Wake Medical Massage specializes in treating trigger points in many muscle groups, especially those in the arms, legs, upper & lower back, neck, and TMJ. This drug-free, non-invasive technique is also beneficial in alleviating myofascial pain symptoms (chronic pain involving tissue that surrounds muscle). Call Now 919.228.9559 to start your therapeutic relief.

Trigger Points (Knots) Symptoms:

Frequent pain spots that may be sharp and intense or a dull ache that generally occurs in the neck, shoulders, arms, back, hips, and legs.

Cause referred pain - pain that travels to another area of the body as a result of the myofascial compromise at the locus of the trigger point (See picture).

Palpable nodules are found in taut bands of muscle tissue with symptoms that can range from intolerable agonizing pain caused by "active" trigger points to painless restriction of movement and distortion of posture from "latent" trigger points.

A trigger point is a small muscle contraction (knot) and an extremely irritable spot that is painful and restricts the range of motion.

All skeletal muscles of the body have trigger points, and each one of them is capable of causing pain.

Most clients see benefits after just one session

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All muscular therapy we provide is 100% hands-on manipulation of soft tissues aimed at getting you better. For your safety and hygiene, especially during a pandemic, we do not cut corners by utilizing risky mechanical tools or equipment including plastic Thumbsavers, Guasha, and Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization tools - IASTM Learn More That is why so many of our clients continue to depend on us to make a smooth recovery while seeing their benefits last a lot longer than they might otherwise from a clinic with expensive tests, non-certified tools, or machines. Best of all, we will never commit to you or insist on any regimen.

Call 919-228-9559 today to start your therapeutic relief process

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A trigger point on your back, for instance, may produce referral pain in the neck. The neck, which now acts as a satellite trigger point, may, in turn, produce an acute pain or a dull ache in the head. Trigger points in the suboccipital muscle group are the most common cause of tension headaches. Another most recognizable trigger point lies in the upper trapezius muscle, which lies atop the torso resting between one’s shoulder and neck.

Your NC Board Certified & Licensed Medical Massage Therapist at Wake Medical Massage is experienced to address your stubborn trigger points using appropriate muscle manipulation and ischemic compression to deactivate them and increase function to the referred area. Left untreated, they cause restricted and painful movement. Most people experience the pain of trigger point massage therapy as healing -"Pain....that hurts so good!".

The results and benefits of trigger point therapy sessions are structured to release constricted spots in the muscles and as a result, alleviate pain and improve range of motion. This treatment is highly recommended in cases of chronic pain, numbness, and discomforts, such as headaches, low back pain, sciatica, piriformis syndrome, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, and carpal tunnel-like symptoms. Depending on the severity of your condition, you may want to get several sessions in close proximity and then periodically get a maintenance session.

Trigger Point Therapy Facts

  • It took a while to get the muscle in that condition and it will likely require more than one trigger point therapy session to get rid of it.
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Please Note: Massage therapy is not a cure-all, a replacement for conventional care or other forms of medical care. If you have a medical condition and are unsure whether massage therapy would be appropriate for you, discuss your concerns with your healthcare provider. However, when used in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle, massage therapy can be a vital tool in increasing your quality of life.

No referral needed for most conditions

Who can refer you to our therapy center:
Physician | Neurologist | Orthopedic, Vascular, & Plastic Surgeon | Podiatrist | Oncologist | Dentist | Chiropractor | Physical/Occupational Therapist | Physician's Assistant

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