Is neuromuscular massage the same as trigger point therapy?

Is neuromuscular massage the same as trigger point therapy?

What is in a trigger point? A trigger point (TrP) is a hyperirritable point, a palpable knot in the tight bands of skeletal fascia. Direct compression or muscle contraction can produce a jump mark, local tenderness, local twitch response, and referred pain, which usually responds with a pain pattern distant from the site. Why are…