A trigger point is a spot or point of the muscle that transfers a type of sensation, usually either pain or weakness, to another part of the body. Trigger points are very common and normal, and can occur within any muscle of your body. When it comes to trigger points, the most common muscles that are affected are in the head and neck area, which can lead to many symptoms, such as headaches, jaw pain, ringing in the ear, and eye pain.
If you suffer from trigger point problems, then you may benefit from chiropractic care. At BodyPro Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, our team is highly trained in performing trigger point therapy Los Angeles, which has many benefits. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.
Causes of Trigger Points
There are many common causes of trigger points, which may include the following:
- A recent or long-term injury
- Lack of exercise
- Poor posture
- Sleeping problems
- Vitamin deficiencies
- Repetitive stress activities that can be work-related or recreational activities
How to Manage Trigger Points
There are many ways to manage trigger points, through the following:
- Chiropractic care
- Non-invasive treatment methods, such as laser, ultrasound, etc.
- Steroid injections
How Does Los Angeles Trigger Point Therapy Work?
At BodyPro Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, our team specializes in trigger point therapy, which involves our chiropractor locating the trigger points of your body. Once we determine your trigger points, it allows us to perform therapy to reduce the discomfort that you feel. The process involves a deep tissue massage on the trigger points, which helps to relieve pain. There are many benefits to trigger point therapy. With regular sessions, you will start to feel less pain and negative effects associated with trigger points.