Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy for Chronic Muscle Pain (Including Carpal Tunnel)
Myofasical Release Therapy in Lafayette, LA: With Myofascial pain syndrome, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles or trigger points can cause pain in other parts of the body. Dr. Christopher Hargrave, DC is experienced in alleviating this pain with hands-on techniques.
Normal myofascia muscles should feel pliable and elastic. Myofascial pain syndrome typically occurs after a specific muscle has been contracted repetitively. This can be caused by repetitive motions used in jobs (and most daily jobs are repetitive), hobbies/sports or by stress-related muscle tension.
Symptoms of Myofasical Pain Syndrome May Include:
- Deep, aching pain in a muscle
- A tender knot in a muscle
- Back Pain and Neck Pain
- Numbness, tingling or pain in the extremities
Myofascial Trigger Point Release Therapy for Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Chronic Muscle Pain:
Dr. Hargrave will find and target the more rigid areas and the areas that are affected by this tightness and utilize hands-on manipulation to release the tension found in the body. Dr. Hargrave will work with you and help you manage and release the tension that has been building. This tension would normally seem unrelated to other ailments patients may be having, but this chronic pain disorder is due sensitivity and tightness in your certain tissues.