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Tell me about myofascial trigger point release for musculoskeletal pain?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Deep massage

Trigger points are taut bands of muscle that are tender to palpation.
Trigger point release involves applying deep pressure with or without massage to "release" or loosen the muscle tissue.

In brief: Deep massage

Trigger points are taut bands of muscle that are tender to palpation.
Trigger point release involves applying deep pressure with or without massage to "release" or loosen the muscle tissue.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery

In brief: Soft tissue therapy

The myofascial release approach is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat somatic dysfunction and resulting pain and restriction of motion.
It is a treatment described by andrew taylor still, founder of osteopathy/osteopathic medicine, and his early students, which uses continual palpatory feedback to achieve release of myofascial tissues.

In brief: Soft tissue therapy

The myofascial release approach is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat somatic dysfunction and resulting pain and restriction of motion.
It is a treatment described by andrew taylor still, founder of osteopathy/osteopathic medicine, and his early students, which uses continual palpatory feedback to achieve release of myofascial tissues.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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