This is one of the most common things I hear day to day working in Massage. Muscular aches and pains are something every person from desk workers to warehouse labourers just cannot escape.
So what makes muscles "tight"? Since tightness, pain and aching are all subjective sensations, there isn't one correct answer. Anatomically, a tight muscle could come from a muscular spasm, causing a shortening of the contractile muscular tissue, or the increase of fascial adhesions. Fascia is normally occurring connective tissue that covers every muscle, organ, blood vessel and nerve in the body. Adhesions can build up in the tissue by repetitive stress, injury, trauma, increased activity or being inactive for long periods of time. Physically feeling those sensations does not necessarily mean you have an anatomical shortening of the muscle, but it could be caused by any of the following factors:
In order to determine whether or not you are a good candidate for non-invasive body sculpting, it’s important to first understand exactly what it is; a body contouring system that will help eliminate stubborn fat in problematic areas like the thighs, abdomen and back. There is no downtime to these treatments, and radio frequency and heat are ideal to target and destroy fat cells in these areas. Non-invasive body sculpting is effective and safe and if it is something you are interested in; the following information will help you decide if this procedure is right for you.
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