When you have muscular injuries, strains or trauma, "trigger points" develop. They can cause many kinds of pain including low back pain, tennis elbow, headaches, neck and jaw pain. They are also the cause of pain in the ankle, knee, hip, wrist, and shoulder joints but people sometimes mistaken them for ligament injury, bursitis, tendinitis, or arthritis. Trigger points also cause other indirect symptoms such as dizziness, sinusitis, earaches, nausea, false heart pain, heartburn, genital pain, heart arrhythmia, and hands and feet numbness.

Fortunately, the symptoms caused by these have foreseeable patterns. Once you have learned where to look, you will be able to locate and deactivate them by applying self-massage. By massaging, the tissue will be flushed and the contracted sarcomeres will be released. Massage is the most natural, most effective, and safest way to deal with the trigger point directly. By this, myofascial pain can be eliminated within 3 to 10 days and long-term chronic conditions can be significantly improved within 6weeks.

Thera Cane Massager has been designed for self-massage of shoulders, neck, back, arms, legs, etc. It allows the user to massage hard-to-reach areas with deep pressure. It is convenient to apply in sitting, standing, or prone position. Thera Cane Massager can be used to relieve stiffness, tenderness, muscular tension, and soreness. It is simple to use and very effective. You will be enabled to do self-massage by directly applying deep compression to anywhere trigger points occurrence. These results in tension break-up even in the muscles between the shoulder blades, which are usually hard to reach. Thera Cane Massager gives people with limited strength or mobility all the reach and leverage needed.

Trigger points are typically found in knotted muscle bands. They are rather sensitive to the touch and you will realize once you find them. When you sense the tenderness, you will be aware of it. You can locate the ones between the shoulder blades instinctively. By regularly stretching the muscles, you will learn how to help yourself. Most trigger points and muscles are paired. For instance, a point on the left side has a corresponding point on the right side. The tenderest of these points are on the same side that is in pain. Applied pressure on this side gives the most relief. However, pay balanced attention to points on both sides of your body for best results.

Source by Palrich Tang


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