"You've got so many knots!"

Granted, some things can be called "knots"...

Trigger points are little, especially painful areas in muscle/tendon, usually found at areas of high mechanical tension within a muscle, which tend to have the unusual characteristic of referring pain elsewhere. This is definitely a worthy area of research, and anyone who would like relief from persistent pain should pursue a practitioner familiar with Neuromuscular Therapy, also known as Trigger Point Therapy. For those who would like to read an incredibly useful self-treatment book on the subject (which I use as my bible when treating trigger points in others), check the book linked above. Note that, while trigger point therapy can be a