A muscle knot is a painful or tender spot in a muscle. It feels tight and sore, and it often happens in the upper back or legs. They’re not usually harmful, but they can certainly be uncomfortable. In rare cases, muscle knots are a sign of a long-term (or chronic) pain condition.

Muscle knots or Myofascial trigger points can be treated by a physiotherapists using the below 3 techniques.

1. Stretching

2. Soft Tissue Manipulation

3. Trigger point dry needling

Consult a professional physiotherapist who will utilise the above 3 techniques to solve your trigger point pains when applicable. Contact us for more information.


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