Fibromyalgia trigger points, also known as fibromyalgia knots, are hard and rope-like knots that usually develop in the muscles. They can occur anywhere in the body from the neck to shoulder to arms to back to legs. Fibromyalgia trigger points can aggravate fibromyalgia pain and symptoms significantly.
Identification of Fibromyalgia Trigger Points
Trigger points are like hard lumps in one’s muscle. They are often painful especially with pressure exerted directly on the knots. Without pressure exerted directly on the knots, they can cause referred pain in the surrounding muscles. Most patients get knots on their legs, arms and knees, although it can appear almost anywhere. They can also come in groups or in most cases, as a single knot only