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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.healthline.com/health/muscle-knots

Oct 19, 2017 ... Muscle knots can be painful, but they are treatable. We explain your treatment options and when you should see a doctor.

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!

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  ...

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

Nov 11, 2017 ... 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.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 ...

southvanphysio.com/muscle-knot

When you feel a muscle knot and experience pain, your body is sending a signal that it needs help. Consider the following options to get rid of a knot.

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 ...