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What is a muscle knot, why does it happen and what you can do to relieve it

Updated: Sep 18, 2020

Muscle knots are caused by several things some are

1. Pain in muscle tissue overuse muscle

2. Strains

3. Poor Posture

4. When a muscle is overworked or injured

5. Trauma

6. Stress and anxiety

Muscle knots can be painful in the muscles and joints and can be painful to touch sometimes uncomfortable to rest, to treat muscle knots can take time. Try and book a massage to help break up the knotted tissue make sure you rest your muscle and give yourself a break from hard activities that will affect the muscle knots, sleep comfortably and use pillows for support. Using cold and heat treatment works trying the one that works best for you,

Stretching is good but be gentle with yourself when stretching. and avoid any position that will cause pain

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