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What is a Trigger Point? Myofascial trigger point (MTrP) is known as a hyperirritable nodule inside a skeletal muscle taut band (Travell and Simon’s, 1999). When applying pressure to MTrPs, pain or tenderness is generally reproduced. These Myofascial trigger points can form with both acute and chronic type pain conditions. Cause of Myofascial trigger points: Although the pathophysiology and pathogenesis of MTrPs and their role remains unclear. Data propose that the soft tissu
What is it? The Plantar fascia is a strong connective tissue under the arch of the foot that helps with the push-off phase of walking by storing elastic energy and helping with shock absorption. When incorrect biomechanics (e.g. flat foot/knocked knees) or an overload of physical stresses are applied to this structure, the strain on the arch leads to irritation at the attachment. This attachment is the heel (calcaneal) bone. This aggravation is called plantar fasciitis. Most