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    New question here. Muscle Nodules

    Any experience with knots or nodules in the leg after injury?

    Any fix?


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    I believe you're referring to trigger points?

    If that is indeed the entity you're talking about, they are thought to be caused by damage to the muscle tissue, creating an overexcited section of muscle.

    You can treat them by locating them and doing a little soft tissue therapy. Basically, locate the point, pull some tissue from the center out to the periphery of the nodule, and apply steady pressure with the thumb, making small circles over the nodule to break it up. If you happen to find one, palpate around for a band of them in the muscle. Once you get all the points in the band, you can do a little cross friction massage on the band to break that.

    Worth a shot. PTs use similar techniques to great effect.

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    Why is EVERY post I make doubling up today?

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    Quote Originally Posted by robdamanii
    ...pull some tissue from the center out...
    I hurts a bit so I'll wait until my doc takes a look at them
    Most if not all of the swelling is gone. My knee can not bend beyond 90 degrees meeting 90 with pain from the front quads
    But this little nodules, knowts trigger points whatever they are appeared begind my knee and inside my thigh
    I'm taking it easy so I don't make things worst
    THX
    Last edited by Arbuz; 02-11-2007 at 10:56 AM.

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    I think I had one of those, kinda a soft spot on the outside of my quad. Started hurting on a long pull over a hill.

    Felt really tight, I took five days off with no improvement, finally my daughter the Occupational Therapist, messaged it out in 15 mins, awww sweet relief.

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