"Poor posture and repetitive movements create dysfunction within the connective tissue of the body. This dysfunction is treated by the body as an injury, and consequently, the body will initiate a repair process termed the cumulative injury cycle.
Any trauma to the tissue of the body creative inflammation. Inflammation activates the body's pain receptors an initiates a protective mechanism, increasing muscle tension or causing muscle spasms.
As a result of the spasm, adhesions (or knots) begin to form in the soft tissue. These adhesions, left untreated, can begin to form permanent structural changes in the soft tissue. "
There you have it folks. Next article I'll discuss some ways to combat pattern overload due to repetition of motion, which in turn causes knots.
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