Trigger point is a massage therapy that aims to activate the nervous system and muscles.
The nervous system is a highly complex network of cells that carry signals from the brain to the rest of the body. This system is responsible for telling our body when we are in pain. The purpose of trigger point therapy is to reset areas of muscle that are sending pain signals. First, a trigger area is pinpointed to work on. These are areas of pain often caused by injury or chronic strain. Then, through trigger point stimulation, blood is pushed into the muscle and waste is pushed out. The molecules moved out of the muscle signal to the nervous system that the area is now at rest. Thus, counteracting the pain response.Read more