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What are these taut bands of muscles that hurt when I press them?
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
In brief: Muscles
Where is the location of tight muscles.

In brief: Muscles
Where is the location of tight muscles.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Trigger Points
Trigger points are focal areas of muscle fibers within a muscle that are hyper irritable.
They are felt to be small areas of contracted muscles located within taut bands of muscle. When these trigger points are pressed they produce pain locally and can cause referred pain to a different site.

In brief: Trigger Points
Trigger points are focal areas of muscle fibers within a muscle that are hyper irritable.
They are felt to be small areas of contracted muscles located within taut bands of muscle. When these trigger points are pressed they produce pain locally and can cause referred pain to a different site.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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