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The Intriguing World of Soleus Muscle Trigger Points: A Deep Dive and How You Can Help

Therapist works on soleus muscle

Greetings to our esteemed readers,


I'm Paulius Jurasius, founder of JANMI Method of soft tissue therapy and personalised exercises. Today, I delve into a subject that stands at the core of our ongoing research: trigger points in the soleus muscle. This muscle, nestled deep within the calf, plays a pivotal role in our movement, affecting our walking, running, and even standing. But when afflicted by trigger points, it can be a significant source of discomfort and pain.


Understanding Trigger Points in the Soleus Muscle


Trigger points, often described as 'knots', are hypersensitive spots in skeletal muscle that cause pain and discomfort. In the soleus muscle, these trigger points can lead to symptoms like calf tightness, heel pain, or even contribute to the feeling of a 'tired leg'. The causes? They range widely from overuse in daily activities, prolonged sitting or standing, to more direct muscle strain during exercise.


How Therapy Can Help


Our approach at JANMI is to not only alleviate pain but to address the root causes of these trigger points. Through specialized soft tissue therapy, including manual pressure, stretching, and guided exercises, we can significantly reduce the discomfort caused by soleus muscle trigger points. Our methodology aims at restoring muscle balance and enhancing overall wellbeing.


Preventative Measures and Recommendations


To prevent the development of trigger points in the soleus muscle, consider incorporating these practices:

- Regular stretching, especially after prolonged sitting or intense exercise.

- Maintaining a balanced exercise regimen to avoid overuse of any muscle group.

- Ensuring proper footwear to support the feet and lower limbs during physical activities.


However, despite our best efforts, trigger points can still occur. This is where our research project, the "JANMI Trigger Point Innovations Project", steps in.


Join Us in Pioneering Research


Our ambition is to push the boundaries of understanding around trigger points, particularly in the soleus muscle. Through rigorous research, clinical trials, and the dissemination of our findings, we aim to enhance the effectiveness of trigger point therapy significantly.


Yet, this pioneering work requires support.

I invite you to be part of this exciting journey by contributing to our research fund. A donation of just £4.99 can make a tremendous difference, allowing us to continue our work and share groundbreaking insights with the broader community.


Your Support Matters


Every contribution brings us closer to alleviating pain for many and advancing holistic health practices. Together, we can unlock new potentials in therapy and well-being. To donate, please click on the link below:



Thank you!


In solidarity for a healthier tomorrow,

Paulius Jurasius

Founder, JANMI Methodology


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