What are muscle knots? An exercise physiologist explains what those tight little lumps are and how to get rid of them

What are muscle knots? An exercise physiologist explains what those tight little lumps are and how to get rid of them

Source: Medical Xpress

When your muscle gets damaged—even just a little—it can cause inflammation in the bands of muscle and the fascial layer above. And that clump of inflamed tissue is a myofascial trigger point. The little lumps are typically tender to the touch and can limit your range of motion or lead to pain during various movements.

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