trigger point origin

Tracking Down the Origin of Trigger Points for Functional Improvement

Awareness of the facet joint as a prevalent source of NMS pain and Trp activation is rapidly surpassing years of emphasis on the spinal disc as primary players.  If it sounds complicated, it is and yet, it is not. When viewed as a definitive pathological entity, the SRS quickly illustrates how a simple, yet little known reflex originating from the facet joint capsular ligament can become a powerful source of pain and chaos.