Tag Archives: Trigger Point

A look at your Soleus Muscle.

I think of the soleus as the unsung hero of the calf complex. If a bodybuilder shows off his/her calves, they will try to get into a position where the gastrocnemius muscles are shown off. The gastrocs are the bulgy … Continue reading

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The Notorious Sartorius Muscle – Know your Muscles series.

The Sartorius muscle is the longest muscle in the body. It’s also one of the most interesting. This article serves two purposes. Firstly – to give you a better understanding of your body. Secondly – for people experiencing pain in … Continue reading

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A look at the SCM (Sternocleidomastoid) muscle.

Everything in the body is connected.When people are in pain, the key is to not think locally but to think globally. We live in a world where a slowdown in China reverberates economically to the rest of the world. Your … Continue reading

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Trigger Point Clues – how they form and what to do about them.

A trigger point is a tight area found in certain muscles that cause pain when pressure is applied directly on it. Some trigger points are small, and feel like a pea, some are larger and feel like a section of … Continue reading

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Trigger Points – Signs of a Past Storm.

Your sleep gets interrupted one night by what sounds like a massive storm outside. The following morning as you leave the house, you see evidence of the past storm on the ground, broken branches, leaves and stones lying on the … Continue reading

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Massage at SBR Sport.

I spend a fair portion of my day doing myofascia relase. The word, ‘Myo’ means muscle and the word, ‘Fascia’ speaks of the tissue that surrounds the muscle. Releasing both together can have a profound effect in injury recovery and rebalancing … Continue reading

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Chronic Muscle Tears.

I come across a number of chronic muscle tears during our leg assessments. These normally present as a mild to serious pain experienced in a muscle during exercise. The tears most often take place during the eccentric phase of a … Continue reading

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What is a Trigger Point?

Trigger points are areas of taught, hypercontracted bands or nodules within a muscle. They’re tender to touch and have a predicted pain referral pattern. They can feel like small bumps or like thin ropes placed together. The following is an example … Continue reading

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A little bit about SBR Sport

Here is a look at what we do as a shop.  1) We are a multisport retail shop. That means that we stock equipment for swimming, biking and running. We are able to cater for people doing one or more of … Continue reading

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