The Trigger Point & Referred Pain Guide

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Myofascial Trigger point Symptoms
Legs and Feet

Weak ankles Peroneus, tibialis
Upper/lower leg cramps Sartorius, Gastrocnemius
Tight Achilles tendons Tibialis posterior
Sciatica thoracolumbar paraspinals, Gluteus minimus, Hamstrings, Piriformis, Iliopsoas
Buckling knee Vastus medialis, quadriceps, Adductor longus
Problems climbing stairs Sartorius, quadriceps femoris, Vastus medialis
Problems going down stairs Popliteus
Shin splint-type pain Peroneus, tibialis
Heel pain Soleus, Quadratus plantae, Abductor hallucis, Tibialis posterior
Tight hamstrings: hamstring complex Adductor magnus, quadriceps femoris, Iliopsoas, , Gastrocnemius
numbness/tingling on the outer thigh (meralgia paresthetica) quadriceps femoris, Vastus lateralis, Sartorius, Tensor fasciae late entrapment
Balance problems/staggering gait sternocleidomastoid, Gluteus minimus
Restless leg syndrome Gastrocnemius, Soleus
First steps in the morning feel as if walking on nails long flexors of toes, Tibialis posterior