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How to Dissolve Trigger Points Through Your Upper Back, Shoulders, and Neck

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When looking to diminish knots or areas of hypertonicity in any muscle group, it can be highly effective to actively move an underlying joint through its natural range of motion while apply steady pressure to the muscle belly that is tight.

Direct sustained pressure on tender areas is usually called Trigger Point Therapy.

Taking an underlying joint through its normal range of motion while applying pressure on a hypertonic muscle is often called Active Release Technique.

For an overview of exercise progressions that you can work at to improve your mobility and balance in a systematic way, please feel free to visit our Mobility Exercise Progressions page here:

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