The science of trigger points with Paul Ingram

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Paul Ingraham is a Vancouver science writer and a former Registered Massage Therapist.  He left that profession over concerns about pseudoscientific beliefs and practices and went on to create PainScience.com, a website about the science of pain, injury, treatment, and rehab, where he has published hundreds of articles and ten books on these themes, the most successful of which is his guide to the tricky topic of “trigger points.” Today, Paul talks with Brodie about the science behind trigger point release, myofascial release and other manual therapies.  

This candid conversation reveals our real understanding of manual therapy and the careful steps runners need to make when being treated by therapists.

Check out Paul's website and books here PainScience.com

More trigger point info: https://www.painscience.com/index-trigger-points.php

Also check Paul's book: https://www.painscience.com/tutorials/trigger-points.php

Relevant links based on our conversation:

https://www.painscience.com/articles/does-fascia-matter.php https://www.painscience.com/articles/does-massage-work.php https://www.painscience.com/articles/counterstimulation.php https://www.painscience.com/articles/placebo-power-hype.php

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