Muscle tension is very common these days and it can vary from slight sense of tightness to agonising pain. If muscle tension is anything but transient, it can gradually start to affect the joints that those muscles control. It is important to get to the cause of muscular problems. Nerves supply muscles so therefore irritation to nerves may result in dysfunction and abnormal sensation in muscles.
Abnormal muscle tension may result in abnormal functioning of the joint or misalignment of the bone. In most cases spinal manipulative therapy together with specific stretches and exercises give excellent results and can prevent problems from recurring.