If there’s one thing that all of us hold in common, it’s the fact that we all experience pain to some degree or another. In some cases, that pain is going to be a dull ache that will be little more than a nuisance. In other cases, the pain may be sharp and severe and may even be life altering. Regardless of what type of pain you are experiencing, there are going to be options that are available which will help to relieve it. One of the options that you may want to consider is a natural treatment that is known as trigger point therapy. What is trigger point therapy and how can you benefit from this type of treatment?
A trigger point is an area that is the most sensitive part of the muscle. It is sometimes referred to as being hypersensitive, and touching that area is going to cause some severe discomfort. The problem with trigger points is the fact that they don’t only affect a localized area but may also radiate the pain out into other areas of the body. It may even go further by radiating to additional areas, once a secondary area is affected. That is why some people that are having a trigger point problem in their upper back may experience additional pain in the spine and that pain may radiate even further into the head.
If you are experiencing these types of problems, you may benefit from trigger point therapy. In this type of therapy, your body is going to be massaged in specific ways which will help to cut off the pain from the trigger point. The type of massage that is done is going to differ, depending upon the area of the body that is affected and the amount that is affected. In some cases, your doctor may pinch the muscle in order to relieve the trigger point pain. Your doctor may also want you to use deep breathing techniques which will help you through the process and will also allow him to identify exactly where the problem resides. Another way to relieve trigger points is through injection of local anesthetic into the trigger point, which is known as trigger point injections. Your doctor may decide which form of treatment is best for your current condition.
Many people who undergo trigger point therapy are able to experience some relief from the pain that has been plaguing them. It is important for you to understand, the pain that you are experiencing did not start overnight so it is not going to be able to be relieved completely with just a single session. You are going to need to stick with this therapy but if you do so, you will likely be able to manage the pain and may even be able to overcome it all together.
Many people in the Monterey Park and San Gabriel Valley, CA area have benefited from the trigger point therapy and other naturopathic methods used by DR Clement Lee ND. He can help you with a variety of methods for natural pain relief and holistic medicine which will help to get you back on your feet again. You can contact him for more information as to how he can assist you with your problems.
Disclaimer: Contents of this site are for education purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose or treat in any way. Please consult with your healthcare provider before initiating treatment.