• What is a muscle knot in your back?

    What is a muscle knot in your back?

    Muscle knots are hardened and tight muscles which feel tense, even when you’re not activating them with exercise. They accumulate in places liable to hold tension, like shoulder blades. A knot is an appropriate name, as muscle knots can feel like a rope under the skin when probed with fingertips. What are muscle knots? Normal muscles contract when in use and relax afterwards. Sometimes, they don’t relax post-contraction, and that’s when a knot’s formed.1 Knots are a tight band of muscle located in a trigger point. Causes of muscle knots Common...
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