Symptoms: Symptoms include sensations of pain deep within one or more muscles. When you press an affected muscle, you may feel a tender knot. Your pain may linger for long periods of time. It may interfere with your sleeping, and it may cause other problems.
Treatment: Treatment options include medications, physical therapy and massage therapy. You may benefit from needle procedures that can release tension in trigger points. Your healthcare provider can develop a care plan that is right for your needs.