It is a specialty within physiotherapy that is used in the management of neuro-musculoskeletal type ailments. They focus on doing a complete examination of the patient, performing several tests to reproduce the symptoms and using techniques with our hands and / or actively with the patient to improve their symptoms.
It is an effective invasive technique in the treatment of myofascial pain, mainly in myofascial trigger points. Which are tender points located in a palpable tight band of the muscle.
It is a technique that in the short term can alleviate pain but for it to last we need the help of other techniques or good active work