Trigger points and Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome refers to the chronic pain and inflammation in the soft tissues
Myofascial pain syndrome refers to the chronic pain and inflammation in the soft tissues (muscle and connective tissue) in the body and involves either a whole muscle group or a single muscle. The pain can be caused by an injury or traumatic event that causes the development of a trigger point which causes pain in another area of the body. A trigger point is a place in a muscle that refers pain and causes problems in the muscle groups. Trigger points tend to be very tender when pressure is applied.