Changes in blood flow and cellular metabolism with trigger point release
Study shows of interstitial fluid from an MTrP before and after intervention can be accomplished using microdialysis, thus providing methodological insight toward treatment mechanism and pain resolution. Of the biomarkers measured in this study, lactate may be the most relevant for detection and treatment of abnormalities in the MTrP. Source : Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Sep 10.