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Management of pain services in Lincoln

Trigger points are hyper-irritable spots in the tough tissue (called “fascia”) surrounding muscles, as well as within the muscles.
An irritated trigger point can create “referred pain”, which means the migraine and headache tension you’ve been struggling with may actually be caused by an irritated trigger point in your neck or shoulder. Upper or lower back pain and sciatica pain or joint pain may come from trigger points in the hips or abdomen.

The trigger points themselves are not always painful so it is often difficult for medical practitioners or therapists to find the true source of the pain you are experiencing.

Trigger Point Release Therapy, located in Lincoln, NE, provides pain relief for back pain, shoulder or neck pain, headaches, sciatica or joint pain. Using a combination of skilled pressure release and stretches, this therapy program will reduce or remove pain, then retrain and lengthen the muscles involved to keep the pain from returning.

Make an appointment at our Lincoln office where we will evaluate your pain and address the trigger point source, then relieve the pain, retrain your muscles to prevent relapses and provide you with an assessment of activities that may cause trigger point irritation.



Relieve Your Low Back Pain
by Christine Beckman | Mar 21, 2017 | Trigger Points
A back injury is rarely caused by a single event. Most back pain is the result of several incidents of muscle trauma that accumulates over a period of time, from a few months to decades. It is frequently an unaccustomed physical or mental overload that creates that... Read More

Headaches and Trigger Points
by Christine Beckman | Oct 4, 2016 | Trigger Points
A headache is the result of any condition that produces pain in the head and may include discomfort in the neck and upper back. Depending on the types of activity and work you engage in, you may experience headaches very infrequently OR you may suffer from constantly... Read More

Stop Trigger Point Pain from Becoming Chronic
by Christine Beckman | Aug 30, 2016 | Trigger Points
Stop Trigger Point Pain from Becoming Chronic Do you have an ache in your neck or lower back? Do you think if you leave it alone eventually the pain will go away on its own? Unfortunately, your pain is more likely to be an activated trigger point, brought on by some... Read More

Heat Or Cold For Muscle Pain?
by Christine Beckman | Jul 28, 2015 | Trigger Points
Heat or Cold for Muscle Pain? Recently, in our clinic, we had a client inform us that they were told by a healthcare practitioner to NEVER use heat! We get lots of questions about whether to use heat or cold on muscle pain. Through a review of the literature, we are... Read More

Stretching For Trigger Point Therapy
by Christine Beckman | Apr 23, 2015 | Trigger Points
Stretching For Trigger Point Therapy What is stretching? Stretching as it relates to physical health, is the process of placing particular parts of the body into a position that will lengthen the muscle and associated soft tissue. It is very difficult to... Read More

Tips To Getting The Best Results From Trigger Point Therapy
by Christine Beckman | Apr 23, 2015 | Trigger Points
Tips To Getting The Best Results From Trigger Point Therapy Trigger point release therapy is an effective method to treat myofascial trigger points. It is a manual therapy designed to help you manage your muscle pain and tightness. Your body is unique and no two... Read More

Hit From Behind, Not Just A Pain In the Neck!
by Admin | Sep 30, 2014 | Trigger Points
Before leaving work, Christine decided to call ahead to her favorite restaurant and order dinner to go. After picking up her order, Christine got into her car and made sure the coast was clear before she started backing out of her parking space. Christine was looking... Read More

Eliminating Chronic Pain
by Admin | Sep 30, 2014 | Trigger Points
Chronic pain is considered a persistent condition you just have to learn to live with or manage with drugs. Although there are several definitions of chronic pain, it is generally defined as pain that lasts three months or longer. The real question is, how does the... Read More

Driving You Crazy
by Admin | Sep 30, 2014 | Trigger Points
Summer is a wonderful time to visit many beautiful attractions. Did you do a lot of driving this summer and discover that you had a “pain in the butt” that was “driving you crazy”? Through the course of the summer, the therapists at Inner... Read More

Muscles That Mimic – What Is causing That Pain?
by Admin | Sep 30, 2014 | Trigger Points
A myofascial trigger point is a hypersensitive spot in a muscle that when stimulated, usually produces pain referred in a predictable pattern away from the trigger point. These points also trigger contractions in muscles that are called taut bands. these triggered... Read More
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