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How Do You Release Myofascial Trigger Points?
How Do You Release Myofascial Trigger Points?

About Myofascial Pain Syndrome Myofascial trigger points are hyperirritable spots in the skeletal muscles. They are associated with palpable nodules in bands of muscle fibers. Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder in which pressure on sensitive points of the ...

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