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Old 05-08-2007, 12:48 PM   #1
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Help with Trigger Point therapy in trapezius

I am doing self-therapy to manage by back/neck pain by focusing on 4-5 trigger points in my upper back. My question is for someone who has found success with this approach.

How long does it take to make a trigger point stop hurting? I have been doing it for 4-5 days and seem to find some improvement in the referred pain subsiding, but the trigger points still hurt. They are also hard to focus on with a lacrosse ball or theracane. I find the ball works better, but was just looking to see if anyone had tips or advice.

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