What is a Trigger Point? A Trigger Point is a hyper-irritable spot associated within a taut band of a skeletal muscle that is painful on compression or muscle contraction , and usually responds with a referred pain pattern distant from the spot. Very often there are...
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Shockwave Therapy for Achilles Tendonitis
What is the Achilles tendon? The Achilles tendon attaches the gastrocnemius and soleus, commonly known as the calf muscles, to the calcaneus or heel. It functions in a similar way to most other tendons, in that it effectively acts to transmit force from the muscle to...
Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Your foot has thick, fibrous band of tissue (''fascia'') reaching from your heel to your toes. These tissues support the muscles and arch of the foot. The plantar fascia is a thick connective tissue located at the underside of the foot that...