Chronic Pain? Try Isometric Contraction

By
Dr. Sarah Court PT, DPT, E-RYT
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In the past few years, more research has gone into the study of isometric muscle contraction and its relationship to pain relief. If that sentence made you say, “Huh?” Let´s back up and review.

3 Types of Muscle Contractions

Muscle contractions fall into 3 categories:

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