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  • No One Really Knows What Muscle Knots Are

    No One Really Knows What Muscle Knots Are

    We sometimes get hard, painful, or tender lumps in our muscles. This is pretty common, and we often call them muscle “knots.” Go to a massage therapist and you may be told you have “trigger points” or need “myofascial release.” But is that really what’s going on? The truth is a little more complicated.