Does this sound familiar- been sat at your desk most of the day and your neck and shoulder are aching again? It could well be a nagging Myofascial Trigger Point.
A Myofascial Trigger Point is a hyper irritable spot in the muscle that can elicit local tenderness, it can refer pain in a specific area and will be palpable to touch like a knot. They can be found anywhere from your facial muscles to muscles in your feet.
Read more about dry needling and how it is used to treat myofascial trigger point pain.