If you have back pain, you know how much it can interfere with living how you want. You may struggle to walk, lift, sit, or even lay because of the discomfort. While pain medications can reduce your pain, even over-the-counter ones have their share of drawbacks. An option that may help you is trigger point therapy at Washington Injury & Sports Performance Clinic.
Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy at Washington Injury & Sports Performance Clinic
Dr. Glodzik relieve muscle tension and shortening. It assists in relieving pain as well. Additionally, trigger point therapy can help with the following:
Conditions Treated by Trigger Point Therapy
Dr. Glodzik may suggest trigger point therapy as either a sole treatment or complementary treatment along with other chiropractic treatments. Some examples of issues your practitioner may use trigger point therapy for include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Sports injuries
- Tennis or golfer's shoulder
- Post-surgical pain
- Plantar fasciitis
What to Expect During a Trigger Point Therapy Session
During your initial appointment, Dr. Glodzik will ask you to fill out a medical history report. From this information, Dr. Glodzik determines if trigger point therapy is safe for you based on your current and previous medical conditions.
At Washington Injury & Sports Performance Clinic your treatment starts on a sterilized table. You may go through breathing exercises first. Next, your therapist identifies the root of your problem based on your Dr. Glodzik evaluation. Through your trigger point therapy, your therapist performs techniques that deeply stimulate the muscles around your trigger points.
After the procedure, you should have minimal discomfort from the treatment itself; however, you may need several sessions to feel the full benefits of trigger point therapy.
Trigger point therapy helps with back and other neuromuscular pain and other symptoms. The procedure is safe for most, and the entire treatment process caters to your particular needs.
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