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8703 US Highway 17 Bypass S, Suite H

Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 US

(843) 215-2100

Trigger Point Therapy

TRIGGER POINT THERAPY in Surfside Beach and Myrtle Beach!

Trigger point therapy has been extremely effective in relieving pain and dysfunction with immediate results, when involved in the following conditions:

  • Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD)
  • Low back pain
  • Hip pain (arthritis)
  • Buttocks pain
  • Sciatica (leg pain)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain (Frozen Shoulder Syndrome)
  • Muscle spasms
  • Fatigue
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Chronic pain
  • Sprain/Strain Injuries
  • Disc Injury
  • Vertigo (dizziness)
  • Sinus conditions

Trigger point therapy is a bodywork technique that involves the applying of pressure to tender muscle tissue in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body. Sometimes massage and trigger point therapy are performed together. Trigger point therapy is also called myofascial trigger point therapy. It was developed by Dr. Janet Travel in the United States in the 1940s.

Trigger points are areas of tenderness in a muscle. There are two basic types of trigger points: active and latent. Active trigger points cause muscular pain and will refer pain and tenderness to another area of the body when pressure is applied. Latent trigger points only exhibit pain when they are compressed, they do not refer pain to other areas of the body. Latent trigger points are believed to be one of the causes of stiff joints and restricted range of motion of old age. Trigger points may be associated with myofascial pain syndromes or Fibromyalgia. Trigger points are very common. They are also referred to as muscle knots. The pain caused by trigger points may be the largest cause of disability and loss of time in the workplace.

       

New patients receive free consultation!

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Monday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am

1:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am

12:00 pm

Saturday:

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By Appt.

Sunday:

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  • "Best chiropractors on the beach... in fact,The best in South Carolina. In fact… The best On the whole East Coast!!!"
    Pam S.

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