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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myofascial_trigger_point

Myofascial trigger points, also known as trigger points, are described as hyperirritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle. They are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. ... Accordingly, a formal acceptance of myofascial "knots" as an identifiable source of pain is more common among ...

www.athletico.com/2014/05/01/what-is-a-muscle-knot

May 1, 2014 ... What is a muscle knot and how is it treated. People are constantly saying things like, “I have a huge knot in my back” or “I'm all knotted up!

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/13/experts-divided-on-makeup-and-treatment-of-muscle-knots

Jul 13, 2015 ... What are muscle "knots" (often in the back or neck) actually made of? How do they happen and how can they be prevented? Are they harmful ...

www.painscience.com/articles/self-massage.php

Aug 17, 2016 ... But if there is a good reason for rubbing your own muscles, it's probably muscleknots” or trigger points: small patches of clenched muscle ...

www.piedmont.org/living-better/what-causes-muscle-knots

"All this stress has my muscles in knots!" If you have ever uttered a phrase like this, you were probably right. What causes muscle knots and how can you relieve  ...

www.painscience.com/articles/toxic-trigger-points.php

Sep 6, 2016 ... What is the chemistry of a muscle knot? Specifically, what's the condition of the tissue fluids in and around them? The science of myofascial ...

airawear.com/index.php/blog/find-your-muscle-knots

Nov 24, 2016 ... Your body is a map filled with pain points AKA muscle knots. This guide will help you find your muscle knots that you can press easily to relieve ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What+Is+a+Muscle+Knot%3F&v=Sorp0TUChIY
Feb 2, 2016 ... Muscle knots: more mysterious than you think! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/tc/myofascial-pain-syndrome-topic-overview

The muscle may be swollen or hard-you may hear it called a "taut band" of muscle or "knot" in the muscle. Symptoms of myofascial pain may include: Continue ...