Once the taut band/trigger point softens and the pain reduces, the therapist may stretch the muscle thus restoring the proper length to the muscle fiber. Manual therapy is used to reduce muscle tension, spams, and pain caused by trigger points.
How to Prepare for Trigger Point Therapy
To maximize the effectiveness of your manual therapy, it is advisable to wear comfortable clothing. It is always advisable to keep your body well hydrated before, during, and after treatment. Water is essential to helping the body heal properly.