That’s why babies are so flexible and nothing cracks or pops when they move. All their tissue is sliding past each other and it’s all healthy and hydrated. Then comes life and… By the time we are 20 we’re down to 75%!
We may believe we are very sophisticated but in some respects we still have survival-mode “monkey brains.” Our nervous system reacts the same way to a sabre tooth tiger chasing us as it does to a traffic jam or a work deadline.
Trigger Points are hyper-irritable spots in muscles which cause referred pain, like pain in the left arm caused by a heart attack. In these diagrams the X’s show the specific location of the tension and the red areas where the pain is felt.