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Trigger Point Therapy - Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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   Stuart Hinds - Treating Cubital Tunnel Syndrome   Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is the second most common peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome and is 5 times more common in men. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (ulnar neuropathy) is a condition that is caused by compression to the ulnar nerve often by connective tissue or bone. The ulnar nerve, one of the three main nerves in the arm, passes just under the skin’s surface close to the elbow or “funny bone”. Any intense physical activity which adds pressure to this nerve can cause CTS, as can an abnormal bone growth in the elbow region....

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Treating Trigger Points - Iliopsoas

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  Treating Iliopsoas - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Notes for the Video Above: The iliacus and psoas major (including the psoas minor if one is present) combine to provide a deceleration of internal rotation of the femur on heel- strike and slow hip extension. Bilateral contraction of this fleshy triangular muscle provides stability to the lumbar spine. These muscles are rich in muscle spindles and are therefore prone to shorten under stress. This in turn can cause inhibition in the gluteus maximus. Trigger points in these muscles typically refer pain across the lower back and down into the buttock, anterior thigh,...

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Hip Assessment - Craig's Test Explained

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  Stuart Hinds Demonstrates the Craig's Test   Hip restrictions are almost always associated with trigger points.   The Craig's Test is one of a number of simple techniques that we use as part of the hip assessment. Stuart Hinds has been an active member of the Australian Olympic medical team since 2004 and in 2016 was the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the AAMT for his work within elite sports and athletics.     Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area More Articles About Hip Restrictions Dry Needling for Trigger Points NAT Professional Courses Certify as a Trigger...

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Treating Trigger Points for Back Pain - Multifidi

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  Treating Trigger Points in Multifidi - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner      Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area More articles about Multifidi Trigger Points Dry Needling for Trigger Points NAT Professional Courses Certify as a Trigger Point Therapist Trigger Point Workbooks      <a href="https://niel-asher.myshopify.com/cart/18913465669:1" target="_blank">Buy Muscle Energy Techniques - MET Master Course</a>   <a href="https://niel-asher.myshopify.com/cart/18914116357:1" target="_blank">Buy Trigger Point Therapy - Power Package</a>       This trigger point therapy blog is intended to be used for information purposes only and is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or to substitute for a medical...

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How to Treat a Trigger Point - Subscapularis

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  Treating Subscapularis - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Trigger Point TV   Treating Subscapularis Subscapularis trigger points are often involved with painful shoulder conditions, but also often overlooked. These trigger points can be difficult to locate, but it is highly recommended for therapists that you take the time to learn and practice how to find and treat them.  Doing so will do wonders for your clients and your practice!         About Dr. Jonathan Kuttner Dr Jonathan Kuttner (MBBCH, Dip Sports Med, Dip MSM, FRNZCGP, FAFMM) is a musculo-skeletal pain specialist who has spent the last 35 years...

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