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Pourquoi sentons nous les muscles tendus?

Why-do-muscles-feel-tight?

TODD HARGROVE.  OCTOBER 12, 2015



Why do muscles feel tight? Does that mean they are short? That they can't relax? And what can you do about it?   Here are some of my thoughts about why muscles feel tight and what to do about it.  Tightness is a Feeling, Not Just a Mechanical Condition   If you say you feel “tight” in a particular area, that might mean several different things:   Poor range of motion. Or maybe range of motion is fine, but movement to the end range feels uncomfortable or takes excess effort. Or maybe the problem isn’t really with movement, but just that the area never reels feels relaxed. Or maybe the area feels basically relaxed, but has some vague sense of discomfort - a feeling that is unpleasant but too mild to be called pain. This ambiguity means that the feeling of tightness is just that - a feeling - which is not the same thing as the physical or mechanical property of excess tension, or stiffness, or shortness. You can have one wit…

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