Self trigger point release and myofascial release techniques with the spiky ball. Learn techniques to release chronic tension and trigger points in problematic and overworked areas in the neck and shoulders, around the scapula and shoulder girdle, the lower back; impact deeper tissues that are commonly involved in chronic hip and back pain such as the Q.L. the erectors and multifidus and posterior hips to release trigger points in muscles such as piriformis and gluteus medius. Medical doctor and pioneer, Janet Travell estimated that trigger points and their associated referral patterns may be one of the primary culprits in up to 90% or more of cases of chronic pain.