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Why Do Muscles Feel Tight?

It is not uncommon to have patients come through the doors at Omaha Physical Therapy Institute (OPTI) with the complaint of muscle “tightness.”  One of our jobs as physical therapists is to figure out why the patient is having this feeling and to assist them with improving their comfort level with movement through various interventions and education.

The following article by Todd Hargrove, CF, CFP gives some insight on why muscles can feel tight and how to address this feeling.  Check it out!

https://www.bettermovement.org/blog/2015/why-do-muscles-feel-tight

Katie Cordery, PT

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