What is a trigger point? And is it actually a tangible thing that can be “fixed” by massaging it harder?

While many people will try to tell you that you need a harder tool (or one with spikes 😳) to get rid of trigger point pain, the actual fix is a lot less painful (and lasts longer!).

So if you have knots in your upper back that feel like rocks…

Or the outside of your thigh feels like a rumble strip when it meets your foam roller…

Then today’s episode is for you!

A little bit every day is enough to maintain your body so you can forget about soreness, tension and pain. Movement Mavens is the only program of it’s kind that not only teaches you how to maintain your body and move well, but also helps you craft your personalized plan so you can build sustainable strength, consistently. Learn more now at www.aewellness.com/mavens

 What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • The science behind trigger points
  • What causes them
  • And the best way to get rid of trigger point pain in just a few minutes a day

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Today’s episode is brought to you by The Bodywork Starter Guide. Learn the top places to roll right now for quick-relief, plus three reasons why stretching is only a temporary fix. Whether it’s back pain, plantar fasciitis, neck tension, shoulder pain or tight hips – I’ve got you covered. Get yours now at www.aewellness.com/bodywork

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