Brachialis Trigger Points and Referred Pain Patterns

Before reading about trigger points and pain from the brachialis muscle, you may want to find out more basic information about the muscle. As a primary elbow flexor along with the familiar biceps, the brachialis can be overworked by the same types of activities that overwork the biceps brachii, and perhaps even more so. Brachialis … Read more

Infraspinatus Trigger Points and Referred Pain

Before you learn about infraspinatus trigger points you may want to read more basic information about the infraspinatus muscle. The infraspinatus, and important part of the shoulder rotator cuff, is particularly sensitive to trauma and wear and tear from overuse, especially among tennis players, overhead throwing athletes, skiers, swimmers, and anyone who must use excessive … Read more

Deltoid Trigger Points and Referred Pain Patterns

Before you read about trigger points in the deltoid muscles and their referred pain patterns, you may want to find out more about the deltoid muscles themselves. The deltoid, being the main muscle of the shoulder joint, as stated in the article linked above is active during any lifting movement and contracts statically during most … Read more

Scalene Trigger Points and Referred Pain Patterns

The scalene muscles of the neck are quite complex and can be a huge source of pain from myofascial trigger points. You may want to find out more about the scalenes before you read on about scalene pain syndromes. Scalene Trigger Point and Pain Causes As stated in the article linked above, since the scalenes … Read more